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Q & A: Jean Jullien

Best known for his ADC*E award-winning illustration Peace For Paris, French graphic artist Jean Jullien talks about his ingenious new book that aims to encourage creative thinking.

Eleven Sources of Inspiration by Jonathan Coe

Jonathan Coe is renowned for writing the raucous social satire What A Carve Up! Here he discusses his aptly titled eleventh novel, Number 11, which is both a smouldering sequel to his nineties classic and our Book Club title this week.

Q & A: Rick Yancey

Rick Yancey is the author of the New York Times bestselling 5th Wave trilogy of Young Adult novels that concludes with The Last Star. On the eve of the third book's publication, we caught up with Yancey to discuss the series and its adaptation for the screen.

All for Love

Cathy Rentzenbrink began her career as a Waterstones bookseller and has moved on to be a familiar voice in British publishing, including her regular books column in the influential Stylist magazine. Her moving memoir The Last Act of Love was shortlisted for this year’s Wellcome Book Prize.

Forever Young: The Story of Football's Lost Genius

Chief Football Correspondent for The Times Oliver Kay introduces his new book about Adrian Doherty, the player who looked set for a great future with Manchester United but who died tragically young.

Writing Fiction is an Act of Faith

Elif Shafak is a an award-winning Turkish novelist and political activist. Here she shares her experiences both as a writer and as one of the judges of this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.

Baileys Women's Prize For Fiction: The Glorious Heresies

We continue our special coverage of this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist with The Glorious Heresies, Lisa McInerney's powerful and riotous novel set in Cork's dangerous underworld. Sally Campbell, Waterstones Blog Administrator, investigates.

Forty Years as a Writer by Rose Tremain

On the eve of her new novel The Gustav Sonata's publication, Orange and Whitbread-winning author Rose Tremain looks back on forty years of writing and the unexpected places it has taken her.

Freshly Pressed: Five Great Novels of the Reporter's Art

Inspired by Michael Frayn's merciless 1967 dissection of Fleet Street Towards the End of the Morning, guest contributor Kim Forrester of Reading Matters shares her five favourite novels set in the world of journalism.