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Lynda la Plante's Widows still makes waves

Lynda la Plante's Widows still makes waves

Lynda la Plante's Widows series has captured a whole new generation of fans.

  • by Karen Hardy

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Top 10 best-selling fantasy books

Top 10 best-selling fantasy books

Fire and Blood by Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin tops the fantasy bestsellers chart

Books That Changed Me: Fiona Lowe

Books That Changed Me: Fiona Lowe

Fiona Lowe eventually succumbed to the charms of Jane Austen's very cool Mr Darcy.

Angie Thomas: How rappers helped me write my second novel

Angie Thomas: How rappers helped me write my second novel

Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give was a controversial novel for young-adults prompted by police brutality and inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. Here she discusses her follow-up book.

  • by Maria Russo
Margaret Atwood's prophecy: how fiction merged with fact in the time of Trump
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Margaret Atwood's prophecy: how fiction merged with fact in the time of Trump

The inspiration for The Handmaid’s Tale can be found in American history. Now the Canadian novelist is set to release its long-awaited sequel.

  • by Nick Bryant
Wordplay: The search for lost time and a mutant almond

Wordplay: The search for lost time and a mutant almond

When life's too short to read In Search of Lost Time...break a leg and break open the almonds.

  • by David Astle
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The terrible joy of writing: What an author tells her students

The terrible joy of writing: What an author tells her students

The sublime meets the mechanical and the mundane...author Kirsten Tranter balances the struggle of writing with the unexpected joy.

  • by Kirsten Tranter
Marlon James: The Booker winner turns to high fantasy in Africa

Marlon James: The Booker winner turns to high fantasy in Africa

He's erudite, amiable and fired up by his new novel, Black Leopard Red Wolf, a high fantasy set in an alternative history Central Africa many years ago.

  • by Adrian McKinty
An Orchestra of Minorities review: Chigozie Obioma novel has Nigeria at its core

An Orchestra of Minorities review: Chigozie Obioma novel has Nigeria at its core

Chigozie Obioma's second novel is a great African novel.

  • by Sarah Dempster
Turning Pages: The prison writing from Manus that needs to be read

Turning Pages: The prison writing from Manus that needs to be read

Beyond its power as a piece of sustained reportage, Behrouz Boochani's No Friend But the Mountains is also undeniably a work of literature.

  • by Jane Sullivan
Beyond Words review: Jacqueline Kent on her brief life with Kenneth Cook

Beyond Words review: Jacqueline Kent on her brief life with Kenneth Cook

Jacqueline Kent's relationship with Kenneth Cook was passionate but all too brief.

  • by Peter Rose