Book Riot has recommendations for British books coming to the US this month.

Nipples On My Knee leads the shortlist for this year’s Diagram prize for odd titles.

Lucy Diamond talked to The Pool about what inspired her new novel, The House of New Beginnings.

At the Pool, they’re also reading Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends and Will Stoor’s Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It’s Doing to Us.

This year’s Super Thursday, the busiest day of the publishing calendar, will fall on 5th October and see 505 new hardbacks released in the UK, competing for Christmas sales.

It was Simon & Schuster’s turn to party last night.

Sophie Snell has won the Bath Novel Award, a competition for unpublished authors which has launched writers such as Hollie Overton and Laura Marshall.

Some good library news, and evidence elections matter: following a chance in Council leadership, 14 branches are set to re-open in Lancashire.

A bookseller from Kenilworth argues that we need to talk about hardbacks and discounts.

Emily Wilson, whose translation of Homer’s The Odyssey is out this autumn, argues that a new generation of women scholars and translators are making the classics their own.

The Guardian calls the short story collection Madame Zero by Sarah Hill “exceptional“.

On the New York Times Book Review podcast, Isobel Charman discusses her new book The Zoo: The Wild and Wonderful Tale of the Founding of London Zoo.