Book Blog

Waterstones Book of the Year 2013 - shortlist announced

A début graphic novel is up against literary heavyweights in the fight for our Book of the Year...

The strangest book ever published?

Jonathan O'Brien is hungry for the re-publication of the Codex Seraphinianus despite the fact that nobody has a clue what it's all about...

Introducing the Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Julie Tait, Director of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, tells us a little more about what we can expect at this year's inaugural comic carnival...

Cornelia Parker on life in a spiral trajectory

Sculptor Cornelia Parker spoke to us about her work and her new monograph...

Philip Hook on the value of art

Senior Director of Impressionist & Modern Art at Sotheby's Philip Hook spoke to us this afternoon about how modern art is big money...

Travel to Hell with Brian May...

We spoke to Brian May about his lifelong passion for the art of stereoscopic cards, his love of all things analogue, and his wildlife campaigning...

Rick Gekoski on Lost, Stolen or Shredded

Writer, broadcaster and rare book dealer Rick Gekoski spoke to us about our fascination for the absent and the paradigm shift of the digital era...

The John Lennon Letters

The John Lennon Letters brings together some three hundred letters and postcards from John to friends, fans, loves and even the laundry - many illustrated in his own humorous style. Take a look at this letter from John to his first wife Cynthia on their first Christmas...

Pulp! The Classics - a gallery

A new series of books re-imagines some of your favourite classics with a brand new - yet vintage - look...

Samuel Johnson Prize 2013 longlist announced

The longlist for the prestigious non-fiction award is big on biography - but there's still something for everyone...

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