Red has fashion tips gleaned from classic literature.

“We still work to a man’s timetable and a man’s agenda”: Hilary Mantel writes in Lit Hub about pain, ambition, and children.

The Guardian rounds up the best recent science fiction and fantasy novels.

Beatrix Potter would not have liked the Peter Rabbit film, claims his biographer.

The Guardian lists some of the best short novels.

From world-changing deals to the neuroscience of work — the Financial Times has recommendations for March new business books.

Chloe Benjamin’s captivating The Immortalists, the terrifyingly real Red Clocks and an audiobook of Angela Carter’s The Magic Toyshop are among what staff at The Pool are reading this week.

Joe Dunthorne’s The Adulterants is excerpted on Lit Hub today.

Single parent Jemma Wallace has secured a £10,000 publishing contract after winning Trapeze Books, Gingerbread and The Pool’s “One in Four” competition.

This week’s Bookseller pictures round-up features Paddington Bear, Liz Earle, Jacqueline Wilson and the winners of the RNA’s Awards.