The National Student urges us to ditch the love stories and recommends books about friendship instead.

A Scottish bus driver has successfully campaigned for the magical book The Lost Words to be available in every primary school throughout Scotland.

The Observer reviews some of the latest children’s and teen books.

The Guardian asks why some books’ titles change from country to country.

Author and journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge recommends books to challenge your thinking on work, food, beauty and sex.

Zadie Smith took the title of her collection of essays Feel Free from her husband, and he’s not best pleased about it.
UK author Morris Gleitzman is to be the new Australian children’s laureate.
Jacaranda Books, in partnership with Words of Colour Productions, has launched an initiative to publish 20 Black British writers in the year 2020 across adult fiction, non-fiction and poetry.
The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award longlist has been revealed, with themes including ‘Trumpism’, the refugee crisis and Artificial Intelligence.
Kit de Waal writes for the Guardian on the importance of making way for working class writers.
Two top-notch debut novels tackle sexual power imbalances, one in Georgian London, the other in modern-day New York.