The team at Stylist are releasing their first book, and it’s a good one: an anthology of Life Lessons from Remarkable Women.

The novel excerpted on The Pool this week is the “slick, smart thriller” Bonfire, by Krysten Ritter.

Book Riot has a list of exciting books coming to the UK in November.

On the new Formative Reads website, Stephen Keeler writes about his early love for Ian Fleming.

Is the UK or the US cover of the illustrated edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Illustrated Edition better? You decide.

A new trailer for “Peter Rabbit” has been released by Sony Pictures ahead of its release next March.

Scottish publishers 404 Ink and BHP Comics are partnering to bring out a graphic novel anthology in celebration of the centenary of women gaining the vote in the UK.

Janesville: An American Story by Lionel Barber and Dominic Barton has won the Business Book of the Year Award 2017. The award recognises the book that provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.

The BBC has launched its first interactive audio story, a sci-fi comedy called “The Inspection Chamber”, available through Amazon Alexa.

The Guardian reviews Swearing Is Good For You by Emma Byrne and How to Swear by Stephen Wildish, two books which “explore the cathartic pleasures of the four-letter riposte“.

A larger-than-life statue of George Orwell, a former BBC employee, has been unveiled outside Broadcasting House in London.

Reni Eddo Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race is out in the US today.

Ebook deals of the day

Annabel Kantaria’s The One That Got Away is just 99p today.

In the US, To Sir, With Love, by E R Braitwaite, is $1.99.


Srsly discusses the new adaption of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express.

This week’s Guardian Books podcast spoke to Jesmyn Ward, author of Sing, Unburied, Sing, and Richard Flanagan, who wrote First Person.

The Joined Up Writing Podcast speaks to Rachel Amphlett, Indie Author of the The Dan Taylor Espionage series and The Kay Hunter crime series.

Literary Friction has an interview Finnish author Pajtim Statovci about his book My Cat Yugoslavia as well as the theme of shame in fiction.

On A Good Read, presenters Rick Edwards and George Lamb join Harriet Gilbert to talk favourite books.

 The London Review Podcast talks to Iain Sinclai about The Last London.