Refinery 29 has the best books to look out for this month, though it looks like they’re getting their UK and US publication dates mixed up, so best to double check…

Meanwhile, over in the US, Naomi Alderman’s The Power (which was, in fact, out in 2016 in the UK) is a Book of the Month pick.

For more British books coming to the US this month, check out this Book Riot post.

Book Riot also has a roundup of Harry Potter jewelry for every occasion.

Waterstones’ new monthly selection of books is up.

The Pool looks at a poem about moving on and losing what you once loved.

The backlash against celebrity authors’ dominance of World Book Day 2018 continues, with one Kenilworth bookshop putting its money where its mouth is.

There’s more backlash, too, against baby advice books.

If you loved Hollie Overton’s Baby Doll, you’ll be glad to know that two more thrillers by its authors are on the way.

On the Guardian Books website, The Sparsholt Affair author Alan Hollinghurst answered readers’ questions on ecstasy, love affairs and his teenage heroes.

The Guardian also has a humorous digested read of Britain’s 100 Best Railway Stations by Simon Jenkins.

Podcasts

On the Riff Raff podcast, Rosy and Amy chat to Gabriel Tallent, author of My Absolute Darling.

What Page Are You On discusses true crime books.

James Naughtie’s BookClub inteviews Peter Hoeg’s Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow.

Desert Island Discs’ Kirsty Young interviews Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies.

On Adventures With Words, Kate talks us through her bookshelf.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the Brit Lit podcast so that the first episode lands in your feed in time for your commute on Thursday morning!

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