The Independent thinks you should read these 42 books before you die. 
The Guardian reviews Erin Kelly’s thriller, He Said She Saidand Jonathan Taplin’s book about Amazon, Facebook, and Google, Move Fast and Break Things.
The paper also noted the regrettable rise of the blank-page satire book

Simon & Schuster UK has announced a partnership with Heat magazine for a short story competition and a free monthly “Holiday Reads” e-book promotion.

The Daily Mail (sorry) lists the best books about busybodies

Scientists are searching mediaeval books for new antibiotics.

In the Guardian Books podcast, Philippe Sands discusses the abiding relevance of If This Is a Man 70 years on, and we meet the author of The Clocks in This House All Tell Different Times