Stylist rounds up the life lessons we learned reading Jacqueline Wilson.

The Radio Times investigates why Stephen King is still the master of horror.

A very cool-sounding French-English bookshop is opening in London’s East End. As well as French fiction and English books translated into French, there’ll be a cultural programme, a gallery, and, of course, pastries.

In the wake of the publication of A Change Is Gonna Come, an anthology by YA authors of BAME backgrounds,  Tanya Byrne writes that “true diversity in books for young people is shamefully overdue“.


The Edwardians by Vita Sackville-West, “which is like if Virginia Woolf did holiday reading”, is among what staff at The Pool are reading this week.

Letters from poet WB Yeats to his first love, as well as artwork by his family are to be displayed for the first time prior to auction.

This week’s novel-inspired recipe in the Guardian is ice cream floats from Agatha Christie’s Crooked House.

The Guardian reviews Beautiful Animals by Lawrence Osborne and I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell.