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Read Horns

Read the first two chapters of the book behind Daniel Radcliffe's new film, Horns by Joe Hill. Read more
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A Monster With a Badge

Comic writer and novelist M.R. Carey, author of our Book Club book of the week The Girl With All The Gifts, explains why he thinks the scariest kind of evil is the kind that comes from inside. Read more

The Glorious Gollancz Festival

A festival in a bookshop? Rob Chilver was amongst hundreds of book-lovers as they descended on Waterstones Piccadilly on Wednesday night for the first ever Gollancz Festival.  Spread over two rooms, this celebration of science-fiction and fantasy featured author readings, panels and question and answer sessions. From mooing at Neil Gaiman to a bizarre zombie wedding, there was really something for everyone. Read more
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Twauthors – The best authors on Twitter

It’s no surprise that authors have taken to Twitter, an almost entirely text-based medium. With Stephen King joining Twitter the other day and taking all the attention, we thought it only fair to take a moment to highlight some of our favourite authors who have been tweeting long before King decided it was time to further enrage Jonathan Franzen. And, it should go without saying, #ff. Read more