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Taking The Long Way Round

The next installment in our Man Booker Prize Longlist coverage is a candid and amusing account by longlisted author Ian McGuire of how he came to write The North Water. After a chance discovery of a little-known book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, McGuire abandoned his original idea for an altogether darker premise. 

The Infinite Variety: Books on the Bard

A curated selection of some of the best Shakespeare books available on Waterstones' shelves.

The literary influences of Morrissey

With the news that Morrissey's first novel, List of the Lost, will be published in September, let's look at the influence of literature on his work so far

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