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Classroom and Campus Classics

As the new academic term beckons we take a look at some great classroom and campus based novels.

Essential Literary Reads for the School Year

We've put together a list of enduring classics that always prove popular choices amongst those studying English Literature for A-levels and GCSE.

Starting School: Inspiring Treats for Exciting Beginnings

Explore our selection of perfect books for the little ones just starting school or nursery this autumn.

A Q&A with Victor Jestin on Heatwave

Victor Jestin's debut thriller is one of the most talked-about novels of the summer. In this Q&A the author discusses all things Heatwave.

Shelley Parker-Chan on the Real-Life Inspiration Behind She Who Became the Sun

Shelley Parker-Chan, author of She Who Became the Sun, reveals the historical inspiration behind the central character of her epic novel.

An Extract from Jo Nesbo's The Jealousy Man

The king of Nordic Noir delivers a pulsating short story collection this September and we've got a sneak peek of the first pages of the title tale.

Creating the Cover for Sarvat Hasin's The Giant Dark

Sophie Harris and Sophy Hollington discuss how they crafted the cover design for Sarvat Hasin's The Giant Dark.

A Q&A with Miranda Cowley Heller on The Paper Palace

Miranda Cowley Heller discusses her debut novel set in summery Cape Cod.

Bella Mackie Recommends Her Favourite Crime Novels

Bella Mackie, author of the terrific black comedy How to Kill Your Family, picks her top twisty thrillers and cleverly constructed crime novels.