looks at the important role vulgarity has to play in language and literature... Read more
explains how her growing anger at the treatment of women and girls in India drove her to write her latest novel... Read more
, winner of this year's Independent Foreign Fiction Prize explains how his book The Detour
took him from North Wales, to Amsterdam, and finally the Royal Institute of British Architects - where he learned to love champagne... Read more
, from our Head Office team introduces The Book That Made Me
, and explains how you can get involved...
We're celebrating the publication of And The Mountains Echoed, the latest novel from Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, with an exclusive chance to read the first chapter... Read more
In part two of our extract, The Honest Toddler looks at the difficulties parents may face communicating with their child on a shopping trip, and how to avoid them... Read more
In the first of a two part extract, The Honest Toddler
guides parents through the potential minefield that is shopping at a supermarket... Read more
, lead bookseller at our Truro bookshop, answers your book-based questions to help you in your search for the perfect read. This week she's looking at books to help your children learn to love reading...
, author of The English: A Field Guide
, relates the challenges he faced "in the field" researching his book...
, whose latest novel The Humans
is out today, sets out thirty things that he's learned about life as a writer... Read more
Award-winning book jacket designer Richard Norgate
gives us a look into the process of creating the perfect cover...
reflects on her father Ian Colvin
's recently re-issued book Flight 777 - The Mystery of Leslie Howard
and finds that many questions still remain, even seventy years after the tragedy... Read more
tells us where he found the spark for his latest novel, The Aftermath
, which is published today... Read more
and Martin Bjergegaard
, the authors of Winning Without Losing: 66 Strategies for Building a Wildly Successful Business While Living a Happy and Balanced Life
give you seven simple steps to get things done and make more time for reading... Read more
introduces the magic of "Maytilda
" and the myriad of marvellous events taking place in our bookshops across the country in support of our new charity partner: the Children’s Reading Fund...