Red rounds up the best books about motherhood.

Fashion designer Alex Chung’s new “Virginia” collection, featuring over 100 spring-ready pieces, looks to the author Virginia Woolf and the rest of the Bloomsbury set, an intellectual group of artists, poets, philosophers and writers who hung out in London in the 1920s.

Book Riot rounds up Jane Austen quotes about life, love, and more.

Publishers and retailers are set to celebrate International Women’s Day on Thursday (8th March) with a host of activities including events celebrating feminist texts, homepage take-overs and a pop-up shop.

Coach magazine rounds up the top ten running books.

The Debrief has some advice on getting back into books if smartphones have messed up your reading life.

I spoke to the Joined Up Writing Podcast about crowdfunding a book with Unbound.

This week’s Guardian Books podcast asks: what makes a good short story?

The Metro explains why A Wrinkle in Time has previously been banned.

According to the Times, an overhaul of the current air traffic control system could see drone deliveries launched within a year.

Radical publisher Verso Books has released a free e-book in response to the #MeToo movement.

Arts Council England has unveiled a £14.4m fund to “cultivate individual talent”.

After 15 years of trading, the Blackwell’s bookshop at the University of Portsmouth closed last Friday after it was unable to come to an agreement about the new premises.

Terry Goodkind, warrior against sexism? That’s what I call fantasy, says Alison Flood.

Shakespeare himself may have annotated a 16th-century book thought to have been an inspiration for Hamlet.

A world-renowned children’s author recently descended upon Longridge to the delight of the school children who religiously read his books.

Refinery 29 UK investigates how Tomi Adeyemi became a literary star before her first book, Children of Blood and Bone, even came out.

This week’s novel excerpt on The Pool is Only Child, by Rhiannon Navin, “an emotional, heart-wrenching read for fans of We Need To Talk About Kevin“.


Edinburgh-based writer Vivian French will be given an outstanding lifetime achievement award from Scottish Book Trust.

Four female poets – Natalya Anderson, Audrey Molloy, Cheryl Moskowitz and Teresa Ott – are in the running for this year’s Moth Poetry Prize.

Three novels have been unveiled as the finalists of the inaugural EBRD Literature Prize, including a Croatian book from Quercus, a Saqi title translated from Turkish and a Russian novel from Weidenfeld & Nicolson.