Red online rounds up 10 of the best short story collections.

Over on Book Riot, Rachel Manwill sorts 101 TV characters from the ’90s into Hogwarts houses.

Book Riot also has a list of excellent new releases in the UK this month.

A row has broken out over a Sylvia Plath book cover in which the writer beams on a beach. But intellectual and depressed women can smile, too, says Ella Risbridger of the Pool.

The European Commission has ordered Amazon to pay 250 million Euros in back taxes.

On Guardian Books,  takes an even-handed look at Rupi Kaur’s successful poetry and the inevitable Internet backlash against her.

Sam Leith reviews Origin, the Dan Brown novel hot off the press.

The Independent reviews The Sparsholt Affair, Alan Hollinghurst’s novel that comes out tomorrow.

The Guardian has a list of top 10 books with human-animal relationships at their heart.

Harvill Secker has named Erica Chung the winner of its eighth Young Translator’s Prize, for her translation of a short story by acclaimed author Han Yujoo from Korean.

The 20th century is the most fertile ground for today’s historical novelists, according to new research.

On Woman’s Hour, Sarah Millican talks to Jenni Murray about her autobiography How To Be Champion.

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