Hanya Yanagihara talks to the Guardian about the books that made her.

Publishers have signed a letter urging the Man Booker Prize organisers to reverse their decision to allow US authors to enter, citing concerns it is creating a “homogenised literary future”.

The Guardian rounds up the best recent thrillers.

A start-up website is adamnant that you should read these business books in 2018.

Afua Hirsch’s Brit(ish), Lidia Yuknavitch’s gutsy, bloody and unforgiving The Book of Joan and the new Penguin Women Writers series are among what staff at The Pool are reading this week.

WH Smith Travel is to open a new 900 sq ft bookshop at London Bridge station in April.

Amazon’s shares jumped 6% after the retail giant posted its financial results for the fourth quarter (ended 31st December 2017) revealing it doubled profits made in the same period last year to $1.9bn (£1.34bn).

Toby Litt calls Joe Dunthorne’s The Adulterants “brilliantly knowing”. The 2011 London riots form the backdrop to the comedy about millennial angst and rampaging house prices.

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