Ever wished that the giant-killers in fairytales could be girls? Or that the princes were left back at the palace simpering, while their sisters rode... Read more
"I've discovered that as a writer I don't like being in my comfort zone. I think it’s dangerous.” Tana French first made her name with... Read more
Author-illustrator Emily Gravett caps off a busy 12 months with her new picture book Too Much Stuff, a tale about how less can often be... Read more
The First Woman, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's powerful feminist novel about a headstrong young woman’s coming-of-age in 1970s Uganda, has had a long and fraught path... Read more
Safiya Sinclair’s début poetry collection is about to be published in the UK for the first time but it already comes garlanded with praise and... Read more
Scottish author Douglas Stuart talks to us about his Booker Prize 2020 winning début novel, Shuggie Bain.
Award-winning Swansea writer Stevie Davies reveals how Wales permeates her work as she publishes a domestic noir novel with a difference
The hilarious and insightful diaries of Sasha Swire provide a laser-sharp view of British politics over the past decade
Costa Children’s Book of the Year winner Jasbinder Bilan follows up her spectacular début with a novel about identity, tinged with the magical.... Read more
The 25th Bodley’s Librarian, Richard Ovenden, makes the case for libraries as vital arbiters of history and guardians of rights in his stirring first book... Read more
The seventh novel by Sarah Moss is set over a single day and explores our potential for connection and for cruelty in these divided times... Read more
Helen Macdonald follows her acclaimed début with an eclectic anthology, one which is overtly political
Daisy Johnson’s latest novel revolves around an intense sibling relationship and the horrors that lie within
Not all heroes wear capes but Sophy Henn's newest protagonist, Pizazz, certaibly does... and it is glittery.
Award-winning Robin Stevens reflects on closing her Murder Most Unladylike series with its ninth adventure