Can you guess the most borrowed books from British libraries? Stylist has the list of most popular authors.

According to Red Magazine, everyone’s talking about How to Murder Your Life by Cat Murnell. Read their take here.

BBC Books recommends seven European novelists you may not have heard of.

Amazon are reportedly scouting out sites for potential bookshops in London.

The shortlist for the 2017 Jhalak prize for books by BAME author has been announced.

The Guardian weighs in on the top Iain M Banks from his thirty-year career.

Poet and translator George Szirtes argues that translation and migration are the lifeblood of culture.

Podcasts

Sophie Kinsella is this week’s guest on this week’s Meet the Author on BBC Radio 4 with James Naughtie. She is the author of Confessions of a Shopaholic and its sequels, and, most recently, My Not So Perfect Life.

On this month’s World Book Club, Colombian author Laura Restreppo discusses her novel Delirium.

The Backlist podcast revisits Alan Garner’s Red Shift.

BBC Radio Four’s Bookclub discusses the 1998 novel The Travelling Hornplayer by Barbara Trapido.

 

 

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