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The Best Books to Look Out For in August 2018

From harvest nights All Among the Barley to the Eastern Horizons we round up August's new books.

Truth and Spies

David Hoffman introduces The Billion Dollar Spy and recommends some of the best further reading on spying.

10 Books to Read After The Handmaid's Tale

If you've found yourself enthralled to Margaret Atwood's dystopian vision, here's what to read next.

Graphic Novels – The Essential Primer

Compiled by our expert booksellers, our starter guide to the best graphic novels has everything newcomers to the genre need to get started.

The Interview: Naomi Novik on Spinning Silver

Naomi Novik discusses prejudice, sisterhood and weaving new magic in her latest fairy tale novel, Spinning Silver.

An essential survival manual for the world of Jasper Fforde's Early Riser

Jasper Fforde offers an essential handbook for those looking to survive the Winter. Sleep tight...

Best Books to Look Out for in July 2018

From Rumpelstiltskin's legacy to the robots of the future: welcome to our selection of the best new books in July.

Judith Mackrell Recommends the Best Venetian Reads

The author of The Unfinished Palazzo recommends the best reading to inspire a Venetian holiday.

Putting the Law in Order

In Your Defence's Sarah Langford shines a light on the surprising things you might not know about being a barrister.