On Lit Hub, Paul French explores literary Brighton.

Ahead of tomorrow’s US publication of The Awkward Age, Interview Magazine speaks to its author, Francesca Segal.

Red online speaks to Sheryl Sandberg about grief and her latest book, Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy.

After the Brexit vote, some children’s authors are feeling a greater responsibility to promote tolerance.

Stylist has whittled down the books recommended by female TED-talk speakers to the 12 best.

Self-published books are being snapped up by Hollywood, reports Danuta Kean.

A Swansea branch of Oxfam would really rather not have any more copies of The Da Vinci Code. Which other books do charity shops get more than enough of?

Waterstones is to close its high street branch in Exeter, but it’s not as bad as it sounds: there are a couple of others nearby.

The Guardian reviews Adults in the Room: My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment by Yanis Varoufakis and Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars by David Hepworth.

Woman’s Hour spoke to Rupi Kaur, author of the best-selling poetry collection milk and honey, and to Jenny Landreth, whose “waterbiography” Swell tells the story of the “swimming sufragettes” who helped ensure, among other things, equal access to pools for women.

The Open Book podcast discusses writers’ memoirs, the libraries of Timbuktu, and George Elliott.

 

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