Red rounds up life advice from Winnie the Pooh.

The Guardian rounds up the best recent crime novels.

Elena Ferrante is the newest weekend Guardian columnist.

The first HelloFresh recipe book will be published in May.

Hari Kunzru reviews Jordan B Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos.

Every day racism and the search for identity: the Guardian also reviews Afua Hirsh’s Brit(ish).

Power, Eros, and the perfect timing of “Cat Person”: Hermione Hoby writes about the literature of bad sex on Lit Hub. Her new novel Neon in Daylight is today’s giveaway on the site.

Ebook deals of the day

American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld is just 99 p  on ebook today, and it comes with an endorsement by Red’s literary editor Sarra Mannning.

Other 99 p deals today include Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman, Close to Home by Cara Hunter, It Started With A Tweet, and possibly still Maggie O’Farrell’s The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox.


The International Prize for Arabic Fiction has revealed its longlist of 16 novels.

The International Board on Books for Young People has shortlisted 10 authors and illustrators from countries such as France, Iran and Austria for this year’s Hans Christian Andersen Award.

The organisers of the Business Book Awards are proud to announce the 36 authors that have made the 2018 shortlist.