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Book Club: PIJ’s world

Finnish author Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinenhas shares the inspiration behind his tale of a town more obsessed with literature than sport. Sounds appealing! Read more

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Rewriting Ourselves

Scott Westerfeld, author of the Uglies series, talks about how he wrote, and rewrote, his new novel Afterworlds, and explains how the process of rewriting is important not only in writing and fiction, but in our everyday lives.  Read more

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The Big Book Season: 25th September

We could describe this week as "a big day for amazing new books" but surely we could do better than that? Let's see what the thesaurus can do to help. How about "an abundant occasion featuring a prodigious range of novel literature"? However you want to say it - there's a ton of new stuff to read, so here are some of our favourites. Read more