Book Blog

Our Autumn Reading Round-Up

Daring circus acts, deadly assassins and fireside tales: welcome to our favourite Children’s books this autumn.

Robin Crawford's Reading for the Peatlands

Author Robin Crawford explores the stories embedded in his book Into the Peatlands

An Extract from George R.R. Martin's Fire and Blood

We present a sneak peek inside the pages of George R.R. Martin's Fire and Blood.

The Best Books to Look Out for in October 2018

From the haunting presence of Melmoth to maps of imaginary lands, we introduce October's reading highlights.

Exclusive Questions from The Astronaut Selection Test Book

Have you got what it takes to be the next Tim Peake? Test yourself against real European Space Agency questions.

The Interview: Sarah Moss on Ghost Wall

The Tide Zone author Sarah Moss considers the themes behind her new novel, Ghost Wall.

Laura Purcell Picks Her Favourite Gothic Fiction

The Silent Companions' Sarah Purcell introduces her ultimate five gothic chillers.

Exclusive Recipes from Yotam Ottolenghi's SIMPLE

The first of three recipes from the deliciously practical Ottolenghi SIMPLE.

Introducing The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places

Archaeologist, presenter and writer Neil Oliver introduces his intensely personal eulogy to the nation's past.