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'Without Death You Wouldn't Live': Salena Godden on Mrs Death Misses Death

The acclaimed poet and writer Salena Godden talks about her debut novel, Mrs Death Misses Death.

Roses are red, violets are blue: Exclusive Poems and Our Top 10 Books of Poetry for Valentine's Day

Roses are red, violets are blue... some brilliant authors wrote poems for you. And we have also selected some poetry collections to fall in love with.

Modern Love: Great Contemporary Love Stories for Valentine's Day

There's romance in the air as we approach Valentine's Day. Why not fall in love with some great modern fiction about love and relationships?

Feel-Good Fiction: Brighten your day with some uplifting reading

Now more than ever we could all do with a bit of escapism so dive in to our selection of the most heartwarming feel-good fiction.

Friendship in Fiction: 'Tell me your company, and I’ll tell you who you are'

We've rounded up a brilliant selection of novels that explore and celebrate friendship.

Abigail Dean on Her Favourite Books on Survival

Abigail Dean, the author of Girl A, shares her top five books that explore survival.

Amy Raphael Recommends 5 Children's Books Inspired by Folklore

Amy Raphael, the author of the enchanting The Forest of Moon and Sword, recommends five children's books that draw from folklore

Jon Sopel on the Fading Power of Donald Trump

Jon Sopel, the BBC's North America Editor, gives an insider's view of the damage recent events in Washington have done to the Trump legacy.

Q&A with Ruth Coker Burks on All the Young Men

Ruth Coker Burks, the author of All the Young Men, talks about caring for men with HIV and AIDS in conservative 1980s Arkansas.