Baileys prize winner Naomi Alderman sat down with Stylist to talk about the importance of feminism, among other things. Red interviewed her too. With the Guardian, she talked about fame, Trump, and Wonderwoman.
The new Children’s Laureate, the aptly named Lauren Child, also talked to Red, about her favourite children’s books.
Excerpted on The Pool today is Maxine Beneba Clarke’s The Hate Race.
‘Mugwump’, ‘Corbynomics’, and ‘Maybot’ are among the words recently added to the Collins Dictionary.
Some self-published authors are making small fortunes, according to the Guardian.
Yesterday’s Front Row podcast was particularly bookish. Rachel Weisz talked about her role in a Daphne du Maurier adaptation; Arundhati Roy discussed her highly anticipated new novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness; and Nigella Lawson remembered her friend and literary agent, Ed Victor.