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 Isabel Allende Finds a Glimpse of Sun In the Midst of Winter

A bold, experimental voice in fiction since the 1980’s, award-winning Chilean author Isabel Allende has always drawn strength and courage, even in the darkest moments, from what she calls her own “personal summer". Here, as she presents her latest novel In the Midst of Winter, Allende discusses how finding love in the winter of her own life inspired her return to fiction.

Love Stories: Obsession

Love Stories: Obsession

Posted on 9th Feb, 2016 by Sally Campbell

Here are seven instances in literature when love is taken too far...

"I was more or less resigned to this kind of marriage happening to me one day."

Novelist Deepti Kapoor describes how arranged marriages based on "biodata" are still the cultural norm in India - and how she came to break with tradition and choose romantic love.

Love letters? Love Nina

Love letters? Love Nina

Posted on 24th Nov, 2013 by Guest contributor

Nina Stibbe - author of Love, Nina, which is shortlisted for this year's Waterstones Book of the Year, tells us about the experience of compiling this hilarious and touching collection of family letters...

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...