Economist Thomas Piketty's controversial bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century has won the prestigious non-fiction award. Read more
Ahead of his events this evening at Waterstones Piccadilly and in Manchester this Thursday, Dan Lewis
spoke to David Mitchell
about long novels, being in command of a universe of characters, and how technology both helps and hinders us.
The shortlists for this year's Specsavers National Book Awards shortlists were announced today - and we're here to guide you through them.
's H is for Hawk
becomes to the first memoir to win the prestigious award for non-fiction writing.
starring in a Bollywood adaptation of Pride and Prejudice
? It must be Sprout's BookClub.
Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas
' autobiography joins Matt Dickinson
's life of Bobby Moore
in the seven book shortlist scrummage.
We might be a bit late sharing this - but for future reference...
Yesterday we tried to get ourselves through the first week without The Great British Bake Off
in the only way we know how - by combining our love of cakes with the only thing we love more: BOOKS.
has won this year's Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
shares twelve highlights from her new compilation of Crap CVs
. No matter how bad a state yours might be in, at least it's not this
wins the coveted short story award whilst Zadie Smith
The longlist for the most prestigious sports writing prize of the year features heavy hitters and gentle histories.
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.
faces off against Pixar founder Ed Catmull
's Creativity Inc
and a wide range of other books as this year's Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year is announced. PLUS - there's a chance to win signed copies of the shortlist and a year's subscription to FT.com.
The shortlist for this year's BBC National Short Story Award once again proves that incredible things come in small packages.
Will Howard Jacobson
make it two for two? Will Ali Smith
finally triumph on the third attempt? There's surprises and excitement aplenty as this year's shortlist for the Man Booker Prize is announced. Read more
Seventy-five years ago today an unlikely partnership was born when Adolf Hitler
allied the Nazi state with Joseph Stalin
's Soviet Russia. Historian Roger Moorhouse
explains why this event - often little more than a footnote in the narrative of World War Two - was so crucial: not only defining a third of the war, but also going some way to start it. Read more
Today marks the 2000th anniversary of the death of Augustus
- so we thought we'd take a look at the best books to read to understand the young man who rose to create the Empire.
Here's a sneak peak at the fantastic exhibition of Puffin-ness on display this month at Waterstones Piccadilly. Read more
The Man Booker Prize goes global in 2014's longlist.
Tolkien, mortuaries, and the death of comic book stars - it's been another tumultuous week in books...
A load of bull. Well, there's one question which contains bull. Bulls plural actually. Then nine other questions which don't contain bulls. But may contain bull. Anyway...
The film version of The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
is what it is - a masterpiece of comic storytelling. Read more
and Jon Klassen
are triumphant in this year's CILIP Carnegie and Greenaway Medal prizes. Read more