You have only a couple more hours — until midnight UK time — to get your vote in for this year’s Not The Booker Prize.
Red recommends the best books to read this August, and Refinery 29 has its own suggestions, while Book Riot rounds up five British books coming to the US this month and the best UK reads so far in 2017. Waterstones presents its own books of the month.
According to Amazon, bestsellers indicate that British readers are (still) currently obsessed with psychological thrillers, hygge, and healthy eating.
Surprising absolutely nobody, J K Rowling is 2017’s highest earning author. E L James is also among the top earners.
Meanwhile, the first English woman to make a living as a writer at all was also a spy, reports Lit Hub.
People all over Marlborough will be reading Laline Paull’s The Bees, as part of the fifth Big Town Read, which “aims to create a town wide discussion on reading and literature by focussing on a special novel“.
Front Row discusses the ethical dilemma posed by deceased authors’ unfinished work.