The Evening Standard has “expert” tips on developing a daily reading habit.
The Guardian asks, can the Oxford English Dictionary survive the internet?
E-readers aren’t ‘stupid’, points out the Telegraph: for anyone with a disability they’re a lifeline.
This “Moderately Large World Book Day Quiz” will come in useful for teachers next week.
Lots of good independent bookshop news today! The Booksellers Association now has its largest membership since records began with over 5,000 members. And a bumper crop of Britain and Ireland’s best independent bookshops are bucking the market trend, achieving double-digit sales rises in 2017.
Menawhile, trade figures have expressed their excitement about the imminent launch of the Independent Bookshop Alliance, with hopes it will bring retailers and publishers closer together.
And An Isle of Wight bookshop has been shortlisted for the Independent Bookstore of the Year prize at the British Book Awards, the Nibbies, and locals are justifiably proud.
Jane Fallon has “carved out a very specific niche that’s something like if psychological thrillers were also funny and nobody died but were still full of suspense and dread.” Book Riot has an introduction to the author.
Book Riot also has suggestions for Jane Austen-inspired genre fiction.
Jonathan Coe spoke to the Guardian about the books that made him, as well as double entendres in Morecambe & Wise, Nikesh Shukla, and the book that overturned his assumptions about relationships.
The Radio Times presents a first look at Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who novels.