Book Blog

Ruth Ozeki on Libraries, Rabbit Holes and Promiscuous Browsing

Ruth Ozeki, author of The Book of Form and Emptiness, discusses her childhood experience of libraries and how they helped inform her fiction.

A Stunning Recipe from Wagamama

Discover the mouthwatering Chilli Beef Udon dish (and a vegetarian adaptation) from the new Wagamama Your Way cookbook.

Mick Herron on the Character of Jackson Lamb

The author of our Thriller of the Month, Slough House, talks about how he 'met' his protagonist Jackson Lamb for the first time.

A Sneak Peek of Joe Abercrombie's The Wisdom of Crowds

Be amongst the first to read a tantalising extract from Joe Abercrombie's conclusion to the Age of Madness trilogy.

Michaela Coel Recommends Some of Her Favourite Books

Michaela Coel, actress, screenwriter, director, producer and author of Misfits: A Personal Manifesto, offers a reading list of books she has recently enjoyed.

Shon Faye on Practical Changes to Help Trans People

Shon Faye, author of The Transgender Issue, highlights the small alterations that can be made to society to provide trans people with security and care.

Amy Jeffs on the Myths and Legends Under Our Feet

Amy Jeffs, author of Storyland: A New Mythology of Britain, reveals some of the fascinating hidden folklore of Britain.

Lia Leendertz on 5 Seasonal Things To Do in Autumn

Lia Leendertz, author of The Almanac 2022, encourages us all to embrace autumn with five rewarding activities for the coming months.

A Q&A with Sally Rooney on Beautiful World, Where Are You

In a fascinating interview with Alex Clark, Sally Rooney discusses the process of writing her magnificent new novel Beautiful World, Where Are You.