If you need your faith in humanity restored (and let’s face it, don’t we all these days), Stylist has a list of 15 soul-soothing books for you. 

And along similar lines, The Pool talked to Elisabeth Moss about the power of The Handmaid’s Tale: “it’s dark but it gives me hope”. 

The new trailer for Murder on the Orient Express is out.

The BBC recommends 10 books to read in June

Self-help for a new generation: Stylist investigates how Millennials have reinvented the genre

First Love, Never Let Me Go, and The Princess Saves Herself in This One are among the books staff at The Pool are reading this week.

Also at the Pool, an excerpt of Baileys-shortlisted novel The Sport of Kings by C. E. Morgan. 

With six days to go till the General Election, the book trade is swinging to Labour.

The founders of the Jhalak Prize have pointed that it’s the small publishers who are working hardest at bringing on BAME authors.

After colouring books, calligraphy