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Game of Thrones fans, have you ever craved one of Hot Pie’s Direwolf-shaped loaves of bread? Then you’re in luck, because the fictional baker from the popular HBO series has just opened a real bakery in London. But that’s not the best part. The best part is the name, because Hot Pie – real name Ben Hawkey – has decided to call the bakery….wait for it… You Know Nothing John Dough!

I love everything and the world is perfect.

Richardson is willing to cut publishers some slack: They’re still trying to figure out which types of stories work, which are important to publish, which will sell. A step toward making better decisions in that area will take time, she says, and will rely on publishing houses hiring more diverse people in their acquisitions departments.

A look at how publishers are trying to diversify their offerings.

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