In conversation: The Art of John Alvin

John Alvin's movie poster art is among the most iconic of the last 40 years, from Disney films to The Goonies, ET, Jurassic Park and Star Wars. Matthew O'Donoghue caught up with Andrea Alvin to discuss John's iconic movie art and the stunning new collection, The Art of John AlvinRead more

Read The Zimzum of Love

Kristen Bell and Rob Bell explain the meaning of the 'zimzum' of marriage in pictures, in this extract from their book, The Zimzum of Love: A New Way of Understanding Marriage.

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Middle Class Problems

Benjamin Lee, author of Middle Class Problems, highlights the horrors of playing croquet with our family and when Waitrose run out of lemongrass. Read more

Read an extract from Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Do you fancy reading an extract from Amy Poehler's hilarious new book, Yes Please? Erm, yes please! From the parks of Pawnee to the limelight of the Golden Globes stage, it's fair to say Amy Poehler is one of the funniest writers around. In this extract, Amy bares her soul with a teenage poem, relives her first moment on stage and describes how she fell in love with improv. Read more

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

Recipe: Heisen(batten)burg cake

Candy sweet on the outside, green (with envy) on the inside; one slight quirk of chemistry and this recipe is transformed. This is a cake that is capable of so much more than it seems. Read more
Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Ding Dong! Merrily on High

What are the true meanings behind our favourite Christmas carols? Where did they originate? Luckily, Christmas Carols author Andrew Gant is on hand to tell us more about the history of one of our most beloved Christmas carols, Ding Dong! Merrily on High. Read more