The Baileys Prize shortlist is out! Read about the six books up for the prestigious prize for women writers.

Find out what J K Rowling wishes someone had told her before Harry Potter was published.

David Nicholls writes about what Adrian Mole means to him as they both hit the half-century milestone.

The Bookseller reports that 250 campaigners turned out on April Fool’s Day to “ridicule” Lambeth Council’s decision to turn Carnegie Library into a “healthy living centre with a self-service neighbourhood library”.

The latest Adventures With Words podcast discusses Julian Barnes’ The Sense of an Ending and its film adaptation.

In case there was any doubt, Howard Jacobson reminds us that we must never allow Trump’s presence in the White House to become normalised.

Waterstones’ books of the month for April include the winner of its Children’s Prize, Girl of Ink and Stars.

The Backlisted podcast has a special two-parter about Patrick Hamilton.

Among The Guardian’s latest reviews are Min Kym’s Gone: A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung and Sayeeda Warsi’s The Enemy Within: a Tale of Muslim Britain.

 

 

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