Situations Vacant by Mick Herron
Posted on 22nd Feb, 2016 by Mick Herron
Mick Herron is the author of Real Tigers, a humorous, witty espionage drama released earlier this month; he is also the recipient of the CWA Gold Dagger for his previous title, Dead Lions. This short piece was written for Waterstones.
Legends from "The Library" by Genevieve Cogman
Posted on 28th Jan, 2016 by Genevieve Cogman
Genevieve Cogman is the author of the hugely successful fantasy title, The Invisible Library and its sequel, The Masked City, which was released in December. Genevieve has kindly written a piece for us on the unusual library that appears in her books.
"Christmas Spirits" Five horror writers share their favourite Christmas ghost stories
Posted on 21st Dec, 2015 by Neil Snowdon
Bookseller and author Neil Snowdon has curated a list of five esteemed horror writers' favourite Christmas ghost stories.
Q & A: James Rebanks
Posted on 7th Dec, 2015 by James Rebanks
James Rebanks is an author and shepherd whose first book, The Shepherd's Life, was nominated for the Waterstones Book of The Year Award.
Peter May on the Isle of Harris
Posted on 3rd Dec, 2015 by Peter May
Acclaimed crime writer Peter May writes about the Isle of Harris, the setting for his soon-to-be published new book, Coffin Road.
How to sound cultured at an office Christmas party
Posted on 5th Dec, 2015 by Thomas W. Hodgkinson
Thomas W. Hodgkinson, co-writer of the clever little book How to Sound Cultured, shares his short-cuts to sounding wise and witty at a social gathering
Five Fun Facts about That's Not English by Erin Moore
Posted on 17th Nov, 2015 by Erin Moore
Author Erin Moore lists five things you need to know about her new book, That's Not English - a look at the 'I say tom-ay-to, you say to-mah-to' differences between US and UK English.
Q & A with A. A. Gill - plus self-portrait
Posted on 12th Nov, 2015 by Sally Campbell
Pour Me is the new, relentlessly honest account by A. A. Gill of his time as an alcoholic.
From Bookseller to Author by Victoria Walters
Posted on 8th Nov, 2015 by Victoria Walters
Waterstones bookseller, Victoria Walters, writes a little about her transition from behind the till point to awaiting publication of her debut novel - and why she loves being both an author and a bookseller.
Karine Tuil’s Favourite English Language Writers
Posted on 5th Nov, 2015 by Karine Tuil
The Age of Reinvention is the new, Gatsbian story by international bestseller Karine Tuil. Here she shares a list of her favourite books written in English.
Video: On the Roof with Leigh Bardugo
Posted on 6th Nov, 2015 by Sally Campbell
We had the pleasure of interviewing Leigh Bardugo up on the roof at Waterstones Piccadilly.
Sprout's BookClub, 10/5/14
Posted on 10th May, 2014 by Nye Wright
Who has brought a melancholy elephant with them to meet the book baby?
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