Stylist has a list of great summer reads out in June. 

WH Smith has — perhaps — found the definitive answer as to the nation’s favourite book. 

Refinery 29 talks to Sally Rooney about her buzzy new novel, Conversations with Friends.

The Baileys-shortlisted novel excerpted at The Pool today is Linda Grant’s The Dark Circle.

Waterstones’ books of the month for June include Hot Milk and Hillbilly Elegy.
Lots of Prize news today, with Patrice Lawrence winning the YA Book Prize for Orangeboy, Kit de Waal scooping up the Irish Book of the Year prize for My Name is Leon, and stand-up comedian Rohan Agalwatta winning the inaugural FAB prize for The Monster Orphanage.

Prospective Cambridge students are tending to take Hilary Mantel’s novels about the Tudor era as fact

Equally non-factual is the latest rumour of Jane Austen’s supposed lesbianism

The latest Richard and Judy book club podcast discusses I See You by Claire Mackintosh.