Red Online has some suggestions for books to read when you’re hibernating.

As the British Library’s record-breaking Harry potter magic exhibition closes, Google brings it to life again.

If the kids are dressing up for World Book Day, and you are short of a few ideas, Gazette Live have five costumes that should be “relatively easy to put together at home“.

I spoke to the Joined Up Writing podcast about the Brit Lit Podcast, my novel, Unscripted, and the process of crowdfunding it with Unbound.

Channel 5’s Milkshake! team is celebrating World Book Day by reading 10 picture books after striking a partnership with BookTrust.

Almost Love by Louise O’Neill examines what makes a woman think that a destructive fixation could ever be a good thing. It’s excerpted on The Pool this week.

Trevor Wilson, director of Authors Abroad, is launching a children’s literature festival in Yorkshire to “address the north-south gap”.

Tributes are flooding in for beloved author Penny Vincenzi.

Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading by Lucy Mangan is nostalgic magic, which excels in capturing the sense of wonder we find in our earliest books, says The Observer.

The verdict of Refinery 29 UK on George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo is in.

On this week’s Guardian Books podcast, the psychologist Steven Pinker makes the case for progress and Enlightenment values.