Readers have responded to last week’s Guardian article about the decreasing popularity of ebooks.

Lounge Books is a new website to help readers find “hidden gems” thanks to “people-powered” recommendations. It’s the brainchild of Sam Missingham, former digital projects manager at HarperCollins.

Granta’s Best Young American Novelists celebrated in style in New York. Waterstones in Manchester will have an event celebrating the winners and American fiction on 24th May.

Speaking of events, don’t forget to check out this month’s events at a Waterstones near you.

TV’s Line of Duty is full of plot holes that novels would never get away with.

The Guardian reviews Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

Kate and Rob sort out their bookshelves and look forward to the British Book Awards in the latest Adventures with Words podcast.

Backlisted discusses the work of French Novel-prize-winning novelist Patrick Modiano.

And on the  Books and Authors podcast, Mariella Frostrup talks to Paula Hawkins about her second novelInto the Water, and we reflect on the legacy of F Scott Fitzgerald.


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