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The Fox and The Star named Waterstones Book of the Year

We are delighted to announce Award-winning designer Coralie Bickford-Smith’s illustrated story as our Waterstones Book of the Year 2015

Comics for the Uninitiated – Strong Female Leads

Continuing our Comics for the Uninitiated series, bookseller Asa Wheatley has chosen five strong female protagonists to entice you into the world of graphic novels.

In praise of Terry Pratchett

Take a trip to Terry Pratchett's Disc World with bookseller David Washbrook as he discusses The Compleat Discworld Atlas and the brilliance of the great, and now greatly-missed, science fiction author.

Five Journalists turned Novelists

Hold the front page - it's a list of journalists who ventured from news-writing to fiction-writing by bookseller James Whitworth.

Q & A: Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin

The author of the wonderful children's book, The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, answers a few questions on getting little ones to sleep.

Friendship in Fiction

Elena Ferrante's A Brilliant Friend is currently shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year Award. A perfect time then to have a look at camaraderie in literature - by bookseller Michael Callanan.

The Game of Our Lives named William Hill Sports Book of the Year

David Goldblatt's fascinating look at the socio-economic context of the beautiful game has won this year's award.

VIDEO: Part Four of Bill Bryson in Conversation with Richard E. Grant

A sample of the fun from the night the the two men got together and discussed The Road to Little Dribbling - and Bryson's love of Britain - courtesy of Waterstones Cambridge.

Q & A with Craig Thompson plus artwork

Award-winning graphic novelist Craig Thompson talks about the first book he has written for all ages, Space Dumplins. Plus, see a page of the book's vibrant artwork.