A tale of two book covers

Did you know that American book covers are often completely different than the UK's versions? Amanda Stevenson compares and contrasts some of the most obviously distinct, and explains why there's a difference in the first place. Read more
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Go here. Read this.

Have the first week back at work blues hit you hard? Time to start planning your holiday - so here's five places to go, things to do, and books to read whilst you're there... Read more
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You’ve come a long way, baby…

From Ernest Hemingway's punch up with Dan Brown, to Stephenie Meyer, Bram Stoker and that kiss... This Saturday, we celebrate a year of Sprout's BookClub - our exclusive and fantastic weekly comic strip from Nye Wright - and we're marking the occasion by taking a look back through the story so far. Happy Birthday Sprout! Read more
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Sprout’s BookClub, 8/6/13

Thought-bubble speaking five month old baby Sprout has an impromptu visit from an American author who knows a thing or two about adjectives. And secret codes... Read more
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A quick interview with Dan Brown

Last night, in his first ever UK event, Dan Brown entertained and enthralled his fans in a packed Freemason's Hall in London. We managed to grab him for a couple of minutes to discuss his latest novel, Inferno, and what he might be writing next... Read more
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Dan Brown ignites the Inferno

Dan Brown fans queued up at Waterstones Piccadilly to be the first to own a signed copy of the writer's latest thriller, Inferno. But if you couldn't make it, read on to find out how you can win one of five signed copies... Read more