Royal Irish Rifles battle WWI

WWI: A history in fiction

On the 100th anniversary of Britain's entry into World War I, Richard Lee, founder of the Historical Novel Society, looks at fictional accounts of the Great War that are read today. 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
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Meet Mrs Hemingway

Read the opening of Naomi Wood's intricately researched novel Mrs. Hemingway which gives voice to the four women who loved the enigmatic author... 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