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Five Journalists turned Novelists

Hold the front page - it's a list of journalists who ventured from news-writing to fiction-writing by bookseller James Whitworth.

Q & A: Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin

The author of the wonderful children's book, The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, answers a few questions on getting little ones to sleep.

Friendship in Fiction

Elena Ferrante's A Brilliant Friend is currently shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year Award. A perfect time then to have a look at camaraderie in literature - by bookseller Michael Callanan.

The Game of Our Lives named William Hill Sports Book of the Year

David Goldblatt's fascinating look at the socio-economic context of the beautiful game has won this year's award.

VIDEO: Part Four of Bill Bryson in Conversation with Richard E. Grant

A sample of the fun from the night the the two men got together and discussed The Road to Little Dribbling - and Bryson's love of Britain - courtesy of Waterstones Cambridge.

Q & A with Craig Thompson plus artwork

Award-winning graphic novelist Craig Thompson talks about the first book he has written for all ages, Space Dumplins. Plus, see a page of the book's vibrant artwork.

Our Buy Books For Syria Campaign Has Passed the Halfway Mark

We are delighted to announce that we have passed the halfway mark in our Buy Books For Syria Campaign and have now raised over £500,000 for Oxfam's Syria Crisis Appeal.

Book facts from a QI elf

Anne Miler is a 'QI elf' and has shared some book-related facts with us that we think you will find quite interesting...

Waterstones Book of the Year Shortlist: My Brilliant Friend

Eight titles have been nominated for the Waterstones Book of The Year Award and we have been profiling one title a day for eight days. Our eighth profile:My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante