Sam Byers' debut novel Idiopathy is our Waterstones eleven choice for May. In our exclusive interview he tells us a little about the book and why he was pleased to leave his twenties behind... Read more
To celebrate the publication of Taiye Selasi
's Ghana Must Go
, our Waterstones eleven choice for April, we have an exclusive extract from her short story The Sex Lives of African Girls
... Read more
Taiye Selasi‘s debut novel Ghana Must Go is our Waterstones eleven choice for April. Writing exclusively for Waterstones blog, Taiye tells how she came to be a writer, and in a video interview with us she discusses how the writing of her first novel was like running the 400m... Read more
Journalist Kevin Maher's debut novel The Fields is our Waterstones eleven choice for March. Writing exclusively for Waterstones blog, Kevin tells how he came to write the novel, and in a video interview with us he discusses how his knowledge of the world of film has fed his fiction...
Today sees the publication of another of our Waterstones Eleven début novels, The Universe Versus Alex Woods...
As snippets of information are being released on new novels from Helen Fielding
, James Salter
and Dan Brown
, it looks like it is going to be a storming year for the world of books.
One bit of news that has got Cara Fielder
really excited is the 2013 list from brand new Headline Books imprint, Tinder Press. The team that brought you The Snow Child
and When God Was A Rabbit
are now on a mission to bring you some of the most beautiful stories ever written.
Here's a sneak peak at their first five releases: Read more
's novel Y
is one of our Waterstones Eleven selection of the best literary débuts this year, as we announced on Monday
Here, she gives us a glimpse of her feelings having finally completed her book, whilst her editor Sarah Savitt
tells us how the book has stayed with her long after her work on it was completed. And we've also got an exclusive video interview with Marjorie...
January can sometimes be a quiet time in the world of publishing but 2013 is bucking the trend and seeing the release of some truly fantastic paperbacks. But where do you begin when there is so much choice? Well here's our very own Cara Fielder
's top five paperbacks that are going to be shooting up the bestseller list this January... Read more
We all love a great story. Whether it’s full of twists and turns, or simply a gentle reflection on life, often what makes a story truly special is its characters. Good or bad, strong or weak, if you strike a connection with them, it often lasts far beyond the novel's last page. Bookseller Emma Smith
tells us about the characters that she hasn't quite managed to let go of yet this year…
One of the most popular books of the year, and one of our paperbacks of the year
, has been Waterstones 11
debut author Eowyn Ivey
's The Snow Child
. This retelling of a Russian fairy tale has captured many readers' imaginations and now, with winter closing in, Eowyn
tells us how she came to write it...