The novelist and Women’s Prize co-founder talks about her new sweeping epic, her kind of feminism and why it’s time publishers stood for equal representation.... Read more
Although there are now plenty of medical memoirs by doctors, this nurse’s tale—the non-fiction début of an award-winning fiction writer—sets a new standard for the genre.... Read more
In her début novel, actress and screenwriter Ruth Jones explores infidelity, messy relationships and second chances.
A love letter to female friendship set against the backdrop of the Second World War, this first-time writer’s novel was inspired by a chance find on... Read more
Yorkshire-born, michelin-starred chef Tommy Banks redefines the seasonal cookbook with his début offering.
A magical adaptation of a prussian fairytale, beautifully packaged and illustrated, draws on tales from its author’s childhood—and comes with the approval of her own... Read more
The author and illustrator begins a bumper year of publishing with a new picture book that promises colour, collusion and chaos.
Samantha Harvey's fourth novel is, broadly speaking, a medieval murder mystery - but one with one important, and defining, difference. Alice O'Keeffe reports.
A remarkable tale of the importance of education by Tara Westover is destined for big things, predicts Caroline Sanderson.
The third novel by the prize-winning author Joe Dunthorne is a comic tale about one man finally learning to grow up.
Award-winning author and schoolteacher Pamela Butchart is set to go stratospheric in 2018, with a World book Day title and a Secret Seven revamp in... Read more
TV presenter and non-fiction author Sally Magnusson draws upon her father’s love of Icelandic sagas in her first novel, which intertwines real-life events with fictional imaginings.... Read more
Imogen Hermes Gowar's novel is Harvill’s lead début fiction title for 2018. But its prominence belies its more humble beginnings.
A thunderous contemporary YA novel by a former teacher tackles some extreme issues with compelling dialogue and a lightness of touch, finds Fiona Noble.... Read more
Leila Slimani's second novel has already scooped the prestigious Prix Goncourt and has gone on to sell in more than 30 territories worldwide... Alice O'Keeffe... Read more