Staff at The Pool share what they’re reading this week.

Ever wondered what Bill Nighy’s favourite books are? Wonder no more.

Red online argues that The Handmaid’s Tale deserves to be this year’s dystopian hit.

Good news for Foyles, which maintains its growth.

Hachette has launched the diversity initiative Future Bookshelf, a creative writing hub to make publishing more accessible for writers from under-represented communities.

The Guardian reviews Fever Dream by Samantha Schweblin and The Patriots by Sana Krasikov.

Scarlett Thomas, author of the forthcoming Dragon’s Green, admits that she was wrong about children’s fiction.

In the Guardian, Seamus Heaney’s daughter Catherine writes about life before her father was famous.