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Skybound: A Journey in Photographs

A photographic journey through some of the incredible journeys chronicled in Skybound, a memoir of hope and self-discovery.

Maja Lunde on Writing Fiction on Our Changing Climate

Our Fiction Book of the Month, Maja Lunde’s cautionary ecological fable The History of Bees, was a runaway European hit. Now that same success is being replicated here. For Waterstones, Lunde explains the genesis behind her frighteningly prescient bestseller.

Peter Swanson's Five Favourite Fictional Femme Fatales

All the Beautiful Lies' Peter Swanson discusses the enduring appeal of the femme fatale in fiction and picks five favourite characters from fiction.

Louise Candlish on 5 Memorable Houses in Fiction

Louise Candlish, author of the brilliant new thriller Our House, selects her five favourite houses in fiction.

The Enduring Reign of The Little Prince

75 years on, we consider the enduring appeal of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic novel, The Little Prince.

The Overstory: An Extract from the Latest Novel by Richard Powers

An extract from Richard Powers latest novel, The Overstory, a glorious, ambitious novel of a vast, unknown and interconnected world above our own.

Isadora Moon's Activities for Children

Isadora Moon creator Harriet Muncaster offers a fantastic array of activity ideas and free downloadable resources for keeping children entertained.

A Book & A Bite: Exclusive Recipes from Diana Henry

Diana Henry introduces her new book, How to Eat a Peach, and presents three exclusive recipes from its pages.

An Exclusive Interview with Andrew Taylor

Ahead of the publication of his new novel The Fire Court, Andrew Taylor talks to us about stepping back into the world of The Ashes of London.