Book Riot shows off some stunning Harry Potter cakes.

A group of school pupils are to petition Theresa May to save school libraries arguing that “knowledge is not a privilege”.

Publishers have paid tribute to ‘luminary’ Stephen Hawking.

From classics like A Grain of Wheat to a coming of age novel and a servant’s memoir, the Guardian has a list of 10 books that explore both modern and historical Kenya.

The Evening Standard celebrates St Patrick’s Day with a list of 17 of the best books by Irish authors.

Bookworm author Lucy Mangan has enough comic energy to power the National Grid, says The Spectator.

Cutting spending on textbooks is a ‘false economy’, says the Publishers’ Association, not shockingly.

The Chalke Valley History Festival has revealed this year’s line up featuring authors Kate Mosse and Simon Schama.

Lithuania’s Day of the Book Smugglers is coming to London.

Prizes

Reni Eddo-Lodge has won the Jhalak prize for British writers of colour with Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race.

The shortlists for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals are out.

A bookshop celebrating its 40th birthday, and another which is just 18 months old, are among the regional winners of the Independent Bookshop of the Year prize at The British Book Awards.

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