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Five things we loved this week

Our literary round-up of the last seven days

The A -Z of Howard Jacobson

As part of our new author profile series, here is an introduction to Howard Jacobson and his writing

Q&A: Sarah Turner

An interview with Sarah turner A.K.A The Unmumsy Mum, a one-woman internet phenomenon

Love Stories: Love In Translation

A selection of six stories of love written in a range of languages, originating from places far and wide

Book Club: The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

Vassem Khan has shared an essay with us entitled: "India, crime and a baby elephant who loves chocolate – a winning combination!"

Deadpool - an introduction

Don't know where to begin with Deadpool? Want to see the film but need some context? Bookseller Asa Wheatley introduces the Marvel character and suggest your background reading list ahead of the film's release.

Love Stories: Forbidden Love

Six novels that stray from the 'acceptable' path and take an altogether different route.

Brand new Harry Potter book announced

The eighth Harry Potter story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I and II, will be released this Summer. Not only that, it is a play.

Love Stories: Obsession

Here are seven instances in literature when love is taken too far...