in a special blog post, the winner of the prestigious Desmond Elliott Prize 2017, Francis Spufford, takes us to the very heart of New York old and new and the inspirations behind his novel Golden Hill.
Landing on 19 October, Tim Peake's new personal guide to life in space, based on his historic Principia mission, tackles the thousands of questions he has been asked since his return to Earth. Available to pre-order now.
It has been immensely satisfying over the months to watch Francis Spufford’s first excursion into fiction, Golden Hill, hoover up the literary prizes. Here in a special blog post the winner of the prestigious Desmond Elliott Prize 2017 takes us to the very heart of New York and the inspiration for his novel.
We're following in the footsteps of Mrs Dalloway as today sees the centenary publication of Two Stories which takes the original Virginia Woolf story The Mark on the Wall and pairs it with a new story by Mark Haddon. Join us on our Woolf-inspired trip around London via our Twitter thread: [ Twitter.com Link ]
'This is a narrative full of quiet warmth and deep and unspoken sadness. It makes you want to throw a party and invite everyone you know and give them a hug, even that person at work everyone thinks is a bit weird.' - Jenny Colgan
Writing about war for a young readership is a difficult undertaking that demands skill and sensitivity. Here, Letters from the Lighthouse author Emma Carroll selects her five best books for children that deal with the subject of the Second World War.
Karin’s Slaughter’s stunning new standalone thriller, The Good Daughter, is out in hardback on 13th July and as a special treat, we’re offering you the chance to have a character named after you in Karin’s next book, plus a signed dedicated copy.