Book Club – Perfect

PerfectRachel Joyce's follow up to the bestselling The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry is the first of our spring Book Club choices... Read more

The woman in the woods

Take one fresh divorce, add a dash of The Twits, a soupçon of French fiction and a hint of childhood memories -  Natalie Young describes the recipe for her delicious novel, Season to Taste or How to Eat Your Husband... Read more

Don’t trust your cat

Lynne Truss best-selling author of Eats, Shoots & Leaves, explains how Cat Out of Hell, her new comic novel, is born from her realisation that cats just aren't very nice... Read more

One woman’s war

Laura Clouting - of the Imperial War Museum London - explains how a chance discovery uncovered a distinctive and insightful new perspective on World War One... Read more

The other 1920s?

Suzanne Rindell, author of Waterstones Book Club title The Other Typist, tells us about her passion for the roaring 20s, and ponders if - for better or worse - they might be back... Read more

The Bookshelf Order

Jonathan O'Brien writes about how best to organise your personal bookshelves and finds himself getting confused and scared by people who think colour is an acceptable system... Read more

Adaptations: The Wolf of Wall Street

Matthew O’Donoghue continues his series on big screen adaptations with a look at  The Wolf of Wall Street and (a)morality tales - there's also an extract from the book itself to enjoy... Read more