Howard Jacobson asks how many of us still read books in bed.
Love books? Don’t pirate them.
Graphic novel fans from Zadie Smith to Ethan Hawke tell the Guardian why they fell in love with the form.
Is Instagram the future for poetry? The debrief asks if our penchant for tweetable poetry is simply a relfection of our dwindling attention spans and heightened narcissism.
The Telegraph has a love letter to the nursery rhymes and a plea for children of the future to continue to learn them.
The shortlist for the Most Beautiful Book of the Year has been revealed.
Among the 14 books not to miss this fall is Reni Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race. Meanwhile, in London, you can hear her speak at Stylist Live alongside Clara Amfo.
The Financial Times rounds up November’s best business books.
Zadie Smith writes about her love for New York.
The New York Times has an interview with Emily Wilson, the first woman to translate The Odyssey into English.
The Chancellor has heard protests of bookshop owners and other small buinesses loud and clear, so he’ll be raising the business rates very slightly less than he would otherwise.
The books and pop-culture podcast Mostly Lit, highly praised by both the Guardian and the BBC, is coming live to the FutureBook Conference.
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