Hilary Mantel may not walk away with the prize so easily this time as she faces stiff competition on the Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist... Read more
Novelist Elizabeth Fremantle, whose novel Queen's Gambit is published today, talks about walking the dangerous line where fact meets fiction... Read more
Formerly known as the Orange Prize, the Women's Prize for Fiction returns this year with a longlist of familiar names and rising talent. Read more
With Mother's Day coming up next Sunday - don't say we didn't remind you - Cara Fielder pulls together her top ten suggestions for the perfect book treat for your mum. And this being Cara, you can be sure this is not your ordinary selection...
Hilary Mantel has set another record by becoming the first writer to win both the Man Booker Prize and the Costa Book of the Year in the same year. Read more
Double Booker-winner, Hilary Mantel was announced as Waterstones UK author of the Year last night at the Specsavers National Book Awards.
This weekend's papers saw the continuation of the Christmas Books of the Year round-ups - and we are bringing you a selection of choices by some well-known writers and a smattering of celebrities. Read more
Yes, the season of the Christmas books round-ups is here. Where the line between nepotism and genuine appreciation becomes slightly more blurred as some of our favourite authors pick their books of the year... Read more
Update 29/11/12: Polpo announced as winner of Waterstones Book of the Year. Today, we are excited to announce the shortlist for our inaugural Waterstones Book of the Year. Read more