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

James Rice: Writer, Bookseller

With just 28 days to go before the publication of his first novel, Alice and the Fly, our resident debut author James Rice shares his journey from Waterstones Bookseller to published author. We're so proud!   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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Read Creativity Inc.

President and founder of Pixar Animation Ed Catmull has written an inspirational business book like no other. Read the book's introduction for a flavour of what you can expect... Read more