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Lewis Baston on the Burgenland Border and the Idea of Central Europe

Lewis Baston, author of Borderlines, explains how the Burgenland border played a vital role in the fall of the Iron Curtain.

Matt Parker on His Three Favourite Triangles

Matt Parker, author of Love Triangle, discusses the three types of triangle that we all need in our lives.

The Waterstones Podcast - The Waterstones Debut Fiction Prize

Six of the most exciting new voices, chosen by our booksellers.

The Waterstones Podcast - V.V. Ganeshananthan

An exclusive chat with the winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2024.

An Exclusive Q&A with Jenny Erpenbeck on Kairos

The winner of the International Booker Prize 2024 discusses her novel set in 1980s East Berlin.

Sarah Brooks on the Lure of the Rails in Fiction

Sarah Brooks, author of The Cautious Traveller's Guide to the Wastelands, reflects on great train-related stories.

Sarah A. Parker on Her Top Strong Female Leads

Sarah A. Parker, author of When the Moon Hatched, picks her favourite kick-ass literary heroines.

Kevin Barry on Why He Decided to Write a Western

The award-winning Irish writer talks about his new book The Heart in the Winter.

Lucy Foley on Her Favourite Fiction Set in Hotels

The bestselling author of the former Waterstones Thrillers of the Month The Hunting Party and The Guest List recommends terrific hotel-set novels.

Hugo Greenhalgh on the Remarkable Diaries of Mr Lucas

Hugo Greenhalgh, author of The Diaries of Mr Lucas, discusses the astonishing documentation of a double life lived before the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality.

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