Irish novelist Sally Rooney, children's writer David Almond, and a 70-year-old debut writer, Anne Youngson, are among the 20 authors whose books have been shortlisted... Read more
Authors Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Deborah Levy are among a roster of starry names made new Royal Society of Literature fellows for 2017.
WriteNow, a Penguin Random House campaign to find, mentor and publish new authors from communities under-represented on bookshelves, has opened for applications in Manchester and... Read more
Celebrations of Shakespeare and reading are among our pictures of the week.
Authors including Matt Haig, Dreda Say Mitchell, Holly Bourne and Sathnam Sanghera are to headline the World Book Night flagship event in London on Saturday... Read more
We have images from the first meeting of the Wellcome Book Prize 2016 judges, the launch of Head of Zeus' history list, and a party... Read more
Joan Bakewell, Sathnam Sanghera, Tessa Hadley, Damian Barr and Frances Balkwill will judge the Wellcome Book Prize 2016.
Black and Asian writers are “not allowed to be average”, author Sathnam Sanghera has said. Sanghera, author of the memoir The Boy with the Topknot... Read more
Sathnam Sanghera, author of Marriage Material, on the books he really loves – and one he really doesn't Read more