The new £10 Jane Austen bank notes are now in circulation. In Birmingham, people are loving it. Ireland’s TV3 has suggestions for some Austen-related places you can spend it. The Daily Mirror has ideas for Austenish breaks, too, including the filming location for that Colin First scene of the BBC’s Pride And Prejudice .
Also released today: new stamps commemorating the “golden age of Ladybird books”.
The Pool introduces us to a poem that understands what it’s like to be a teenage girl. Our Love Could Spoil Dinner is from Emily Berry’s Dear Boy collection.
Refinery 29 rounds up the best reads of September.
The latest treat for American Potterheads is a Pottery Barn teen collection, so they can decorate their rooms to look like their House at Hogwarts.
New books out today include What’s Your Bias? The Surprising Science of Why We Vote the Way We Do, by Lee de-Wit and the first ever collection of Doctor Who poetry, as well as The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes and The Doll House by Phoebe Morgan.
Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent, is writing an “even more ambitious” novel, and it’ll be out next year.
What happened to the others? As book Twitter and politics Twitter obsess over Hillary Clinton’s new book, the Guardian rounds up other books by losing presidential candidates.
One former Man Booker Prize judge weighs in on this year’s shortlist. Some other judges have blasted gushing book blurbs.
The Guardian asks: who would you trust to write fanfiction based on a favourite book?
The Spectator Books podcast discusses How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb.