We asked our booksellers to highlight the books that are most requested by our customers. Read more
Ahead of his events this evening at Waterstones Piccadilly and in Manchester this Thursday, Dan Lewis
spoke to David Mitchell
about long novels, being in command of a universe of characters, and how technology both helps and hinders us.
With just days to go until this year's shortlist is announced, Ion Trewin
, Literary Director of the Booker Prize Foundation, reflects on how with its new rules on eligibility the Man Booker Prize can finally bring us the greatest books written in English, from anywhere in the world.
Finally out in paperback, read the opening of Donna Tartt
's masterpiece - The Goldfinch
. Read more
The shortlist for the first Women's Prize for Fiction under their new sponsor has been announced...
The inaugural longlist for the Baileys Prize for Fiction was announced today... Read more
In an exclusive Waterstones event at the end of 2013, Donna Tartt
spoke to Kirsty Wark
and a sell-out audience about her latest novel, The Goldfinch
Though the year isn't quite over yet, we're going to try to wrap up the last three months this week...
We've managed to pilfer some more authors' Christmas shopping lists to find out what gifts they're buying for their friends and family this year. So, if you're expecting a present from Max Hastings
, Lauren St John
, Frank Lampard
, Deborah Rodriguez
or Alan Johnson
do NOT read on...
The Specsavers National Book Awards 2013 shortlists have been announced - and the race is on for victory across the ten categories... Read more
We wondered why we'd not heard from Cara Fielder in a while... Turns out she was lost amidst the pages of Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch - which is published today... Read more
For Cara Fielder, books in 2013 just keep getting better and better...