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Waterstones eleven: Marriage Material

Our Waterstones eleven début novel of the month for October is Sathnam Sanghera's Marriage Material. Find out more about the book in our interview...

Read The Signature of All Things...

We bring you an extract from Elizabeth Gilbert's new novel The Signature of All Things...

Mad About the Lad

Mad About the Lad

Posted on 28th Sep, 2013 by Guest contributor

As the nation awaits the return of nineties' heroine Bridget Jones next month, Alwyn Turner, author of A Classless Society, takes a look at the writing that defined the decade...

Warden's gramophone: The music of The Bone Season

Samantha Shannon's hit début The Bone Season is filled with musical allusions. Here she explains the significance of these songs to the world of Scion, and you can listen along with our exclusive Spotify playlist...

Fitzgeraldalia: Therese Anne Fowler

Today, on F. Scott Fitzgerald's birthday, Therese Anne Fowler, whose book Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald was published in paperback earlier this month, discusses the enduring appeal of the Fitzgeralds...

A Writer’s Journey – Hannah Richell

Hannah Richell - whose latest novel, The Shadow Year was published in paperback this week - explains how moving to Australia gave her a much needed confidence boost in her writing...

Read the Man Booker Prize shortlist: The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri

In the lead up to the announcement of this year's Man Booker Prize winner on 15th October, we're bringing you an extract from each of the shortlisted books in turn - continuing with The Lowland, from Jhumpa Lahiri...

Read the Man Booker Prize shortlist: We Need New Names, NoViolet Bulawayo

In the lead up to the announcement of this year's Man Booker Prize winner, we're bringing you an extract from each of the shortlisted books in turn - starting with We Need New Names, by NoViolet Bulawayo...

Read the Man Booker Prize shortlist: Harvest, Jim Crace

Leading up to the Man Booker Prize winner, we're bringing you an extract from each of the shortlisted books - continuing with Harvest by Jim Crace...

Read the Man Booker Prize shortlist: The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton

In the lead up to the announcement of this year's Man Booker Prize winner, we're bringing you an extract from each of the shortlisted books in turn - and next on the list is Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries...

Editors & authors - Rachel Hore

With her new book The Silent Tide being published in paperback today, editor turned author Rachel Hore looks at the shifting role of the publisher...

Read Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The novel which Carlos Ruiz Zafón wrote before his breakout bestseller The Shadow of the Wind is finally available in English - and we've got an extract to share with you...