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Waterstones and HarperCollins present the Killer Crime Festival.

Celebrate the best in crime fiction with the Killer Crime Festival, a two-day festival of both online and in-store events.

World Book Day 2015

It's World Book Day tomorrow, as if we ever needed an excuse to dress up as our favourite book characters..

Translating Lemaitre

What's in a translation? Frank Wynne on translating Pierre Lemaitre's Camille Verhoeven Trilogy.

Charles Cumming on Development Hell

Charles Cumming on what happens when your book is optioned as a film. And the waiting that follows...

Book Club: Look Who's Back

Our Waterstones Book Club choice this week is Timur Vermes' satirical novel Look Who's Back which sees a rather confused Adolf Hitler return to modern day Germany. Find out what our bookseller thinks and read the first chapter.

Non-fiction Book of the Month: The Establishment

Our Non-Fiction Book of the Month for March is The Establishment by Owen Jones. Read the first chapter. Read an extract from the opening pages here.

Children's Book of the Month: Enchanted Forest

The Children's Book of the Month for March is Johanna Basford's Enchanted Forest, a beautiful book already being described as one of the best colouring-in books ever published. And nowadays they aren't just for children. Adults across the country are turning to colouring books as a way to relax after a hard day at work. One of our own booksellers, Isabel Popple, counts herself amongst the grown-up converts.

"All art is about sacrifice on some level"

Best known for his non-fiction work Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics and Making Comics, ‘comics theorist’ Scott McCloud’s discusses his new graphic novel The Sculptor.

JQ Wingate Nominee: The Remains of Love by Zeruya Shalev

With the winner of the JQ Wingate Prize due to be announced soon, we're looking at a different nominee each day. Today read an extract from The Remains of Love by Zeruya Shalev .