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Maxine Mei-Fung Chung's Top 5 Books by Authors of Colour

Maxine Mei-Fung Chung, the author of The Eighth Girl, shares her favourite crime, mystery and thriller fiction by authors of colour.

The Waterstones Round Up: March's Best Books

There is a veritable deluge of great publishing heading your way this March; check out our selection of the cream of the crop.

The Waterstones Round Up: March's Best Children's Books

Magic, mayhem and heroic potatoes; there's a great range of children's books publishing this month and you can check out the best here.

Helen Rutter on How Her Son Lenny Inspired The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh

Helen Rutter, author of The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh, our Children's Book of the Month for March, on how her son inspired the book's creation.

Naoise Dolan on How Books Made Her Feel Less Alone, Then and Now

Naoise Dolan, author of Exciting Times, our Fiction Book of the Month for March, on how books have helped (and continue to help) her through difficult times.

Hadley Freeman on a Very Special Family History

Hadley Freeman, author of House of Glass, our Non-Fiction Book of the Month for March, describes the sensation of writing such an intensely personal work.

Sarah Vaughan on her Favourite Bad Mothers in Fiction

Sarah Vaughan, author of Little Disasters, our Thriller of the Month for March, runs through her pick of bad mothers in fiction.

An Exclusive Q&A with Kazuo Ishiguro on Klara and the Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro talks about his new novel Klara and the Sun in an exclusive Q&A for Waterstones.

Saima Mir on Her Favourite Books Featuring South Asian Women

Saima Mir, author of the enthralling crime thriller The Khan, selects books old and new that feature great female South Asian characters.