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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.

Emma Stonex on Women's Roles in the Lighthouse Service

Emma Stonex on the integral roles of the lighthouse keepers' wives in her astounding novel The Lamplighters.

After the Crisis of the Last Year: This Is How We Come Back Stronger

The editors of Feminist Book Society's This Is How We Come Back Stronger discuss the impetus behind their debut anthology.

Good Mothers in Fiction

We have picked eleven memorable fictional females who do an excellent job of being a mother.

The Best Books for New Mums

From practical advice to relatable anecdote, you're never alone on the exciting journey of motherhood with these great titles.

An Extract from Sara Collins's Short Story Brief Encounters

Taken from the new anthology of romance fiction by women of colour, Who's Loving You, we present an extract from Sara Collins's Brief Encounters.

Catherine Doyle on Coming Home to Books

Catherine Doyle, author of The Storm Keeper's Battle, reflects upon the books that she returns to again and again.

Hannah Gold on Her Favourite Climate Change Novels for Children

The author of The Last Bear selects her top books for young readers on nature, animals and the impact of climate change.