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

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

Five Ways to Rewild Yourself

Author of Wilding, Isabella Tree shares her top five tips for getting back out into nature and rediscovering your wild self.

Andrew Taylor's Top Five Historical Novels

Exclusively for Waterstones, Andrew Taylor introduces The King's Evil and recommends five favourite historical novel.

Five Myths About Mother's Day

Author of Why Mummy Swears and Why Mummy Drinks, Gill Sims, tells the real - sticky, glittery - truth about Mother's Day.

Five Tips on How to Eat it Anyway

Authors Eve Simmons and Laura Dennison offer five tips on how to reclaim the food you love and Eat it Anyway.

The Best Books to Look Out For in March 2019

Ancient folklore, Invisible Women, a sea of cherry blossom and a seasonal return to Spring: your reading recipe for March.

The Interview: Kate Atkinson on Transcription

As we celebrate the publication of Transcription, we present an exclusive interview with author Kate Atkinson.

Sarah Maine on the Women of the Dunes

The author of our Scottish Book of the Month for March, Women of the Dunes, explores the inspirational landscape of Ullaness.

Diane Atkinson's Recommended Revolutionary Reading

Continuing our celebration of the centenary of women's right to the vote, Diane Atkinson selects her choice of revolutionary reads.