The new £10 notes featuring Jane Austen go into circulation this week, and some of them could be worth a lot more than £10.
Hillary Clinton’s much anticipated, much discussed new book, What Happened, is out today in the US and (with a much better cover) in the UK, and she talked to Refinery 29 about Ivanka, sexism, abortion, and what’s next.
Is My Immortal, the famously awful Harry Potter fanfiction, that bad after all? And in further JK Rowling news — because there is always JK Rowling news — the Telegraph has rounded up all the differences between TV’s Strike and the books they are based on.
Red online wants to know what you’re reading.
The novel excerpted on The Pool this week is The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes. It’s the first in “a series of Golden Age-style murder mysteries based on a real-life crime and set in the famous aristocratic Mitford household”. It’s out today in the US and on Thursday in the UK.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 11 am for a launch event for Tim Peake’s Ask an Astronaut at the Barbican in October.
The Women’s Prize for Fiction has a £5,000 entry price tag, and one publisher argues that this unfairly excludes small presses.
Salman Rushdie’s Shame is unembarrassed about its daring, argues Sam Jordison.
On the Guardian Books podcast Kamila Shamsie and Preti Taneja discuss the process of reimagining classics.