Kiran Millwood Hargrave has won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for The Girl of Ink and Stars.

Did you know today is National Indexing Day? I’m guessing you probably didn’t, but Sam Leith explains why indexers are the unsung heroes of publishing.

Hari Kunzu discusses his new blues-themed novel White Tears  and what it’s like to live in the US as a British Indian man, on Radio Four’s Front Row.

The Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists has announced its longlist.

Guardian Books has a profile of Elan Mastai, author of All Our Wrong Todays.

Bettany Hughes reviews The Islamic Enlightenment by Christopher de Bellaigue. The Guardian also reviews upcoming memoir by Cosey Fanni Tutti, Art Sex Music and the translated novel The Explosion Chronicles by Yan Lianke.