Book Club – Augustus

Augustus by John Williams - of Stoner fame - is one of our two Book Club books of the week. Find out what our Book Club thought of this intriguing epistolary novel... Read more

Tinder by Sally Gardner – extract

CILIP Carnegie Medal winner Sally Gardner has teamed up with illustrator David Roberts to create a dark and disturbing new version of Hans Christian Andersen's classic The Tinder-box. Read the first chapter here... Read more
John Lloyd

Questionable Integrity: Part 2

QI's John Mitchinson and John Lloyd have mixed up another five facts, with hilarious consequences. Descramble them to win a signed copy of their new book 1,339 QI Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop... Read more
Discworld part 4

Re-reading Discworld: Part Four

We're approaching the end of our journey toward Terry Pratchett's fortieth Discworld novel Raising Steam, with nine more reviews from our booksellers of what are perhaps Sir Terry's best books in the series... Read more

Knives out: The CWA Daggers 2013

Last night was the Crime Writers Association Dagger Awards ceremony - our crime buyer Joseph Knobbs brings you the highlights from an evening with the nicest people in the world... Read more

Get closer to Suggs

With his autobiography That Close being published today, Suggs shares some of his handwritten lyrics with us - as well as a playlist of the songs which most influenced Madness when they were first starting out... Read more