You can now literally have breakfast at Tiffany’s.
A new study tells us what we probably already knew: colouring books for adults benefit mental health.
The Telegraph argues it’s no wonder there’s no book of the year — publishers have forgotten how to edit. This has apparently happened in a matter of months, since teh writer contrasts this state of affairs with, for example, The Essex Serpent.
Meanwhile, Waterstones are still at the shortlist stage when it comes to finding their book of the year.
Despite the fact that Black Friday is Not A Thing In the UK, Good Housekeeping anticipates some good book deals.
Book Trust is encouraging families to read together.
Emily Ford has won the RSL VS Pritchett Short Story Prize 2017 for her short story “The Hikers”.
Peepal Tree Press has won the Clarissa Luard Award for Independent Publishers for its “tenacity in a challenging market”. The £10,000 prize money it will receive has been earmarked to launch a fortnightly podcast.
The latest episode of The Readers is up, and Simon and Thomas catch us up on what they’ve been reading lately.
We have a new Paddington Bear book to look forward to next year, and Michael Bond’s daughter Karen Jankel told the Today Programme how he created the story. And on Book Shambles, Robin and Josie are joined by one of Paddington 2’s script writers.
Spectator Books features an interview with Hilary Spurling, the author of a new biography of Anthony Powell.