The Guardian tests you on your knowledge of literary friendships.

Iconic Oscar Wilde novel The Picture of Dorian Gray  is being adapted for the screen, as is Joel Dicker’s The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair.

One Book Riot contributor writes about his favourite Bookstagram places in the UK.

Performers are to stage an 11-hour reading of Paradise Lost at John Milton’s cottage, amid appeals to save the house.

Amazon is bringing 1,000 jobs to Bristol.

Noteworthy books out today include I Thought There Would Be Cake, by Katharine Welby, Dead To Me, by Stephen Edger, and Gill Paul’s novel of Wallis Simpson and Princess Diana, Another Woman’s Husband.

Elizabeth Day’s literary thriller The Party is excerpted on Lit Hub.

Charco Press is launching this month. It aims to “expose the UK reader to new and exciting voices” from Latin America.


The Maybot sketches will be available in book form in time for Christmas.

Pan Macmillan is celebrating 70 years of publishing with the reissue of 20 “classic” Pan paperbacks, in combination with a series of events and promotions throughout the autumn.

Watch Michael Sheen read from Philip Pullman’s La Belle Sauvage.

Fiona Mozley, the 29-year-old first time novelist who has been “catapulted from anonymity to literary stardom” with her the inclusion of Elmet on the Man Booker longlist, talks to the Guardian about her anger at inequality and feeling as though she’s already won.

The Guardian reviews Delhi-set retelling of King LearWe That Are Young by Preti Taneja.

A special edition of Front Row from the Edinburgh Festival features Paul Auster, Denise Mina, slam poet Catherine Wilson, and The Incredible String Band.