Waterstones Minecraft

Manager of Waterstones Minecraft, Steve Minesalot, has been in the role for nine months now and, despite the odd spider infestation, he's going great. Today, he updates us with Minecraft Blockopedia. Read more

Board but not boring

Not only are our booksellers brimming with book knowledge and recommendations, they're also a talented, witty and artistic bunch. Here's our selection of the best Waterstones chalkboards up and down the country. Read more
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Costa Book Awards Shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2014 Costa Book Awards have been announced, including Man-Booker Prize shortlisted novels and the Samuel Johnson Prize winner. It's going to be a tough one for the judges this year. Here's the category shortlists. Read more
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In conversation: Kim Gottlieb-Walker

Kim Gottlieb-Walker was the on-set photographer on John Carpenter classics such as Halloween, The Fog, Christine and Escape From New York. Dominic Kennerk spoke to her about her new book - a beautiful collection of images which capture iconic moments from Carpenter's films. Read more
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In conversation: Anne Rice

The original Queen of the Undead is back, with her first Vampire Chronicle in over a decade – Prince Lestat – marking the return of one of the most popular vampires of all time: Lestat de Lioncourt. We spoke to Anne Rice about the new novel and the phenomenon that is the Vampire Chronicles. Read more

In conversation: Joshua Ferris

We spoke to Joshua Ferris about his Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, the American Man Booker winners that might have been, and how to research a religious cult. Read more