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.

Stylist Magazine have more information on their upcoming bookLife Lessons from Remarkable Women: Tales of Triumph, Failure and Learning to Love Yourself.

Refinery 29 has one of the first reviews of the Annihilation film.

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.

Sex, jealousy, and gender: Olivia Laing writes about Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca, 80 years on.

The Radio Times presents a first look at Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who novels.

David Sedaris’s Theft by Findingaudiobook,  a collection of short stories about sexuality, emotion and misplaced love and Catherine Gray’s The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober are among the books that staff at the Pool are reading this week.
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