Women working in publishing have reacted with (justified) anger to the broad gender pay gap statistics revealed last week by major houses.

This weekend’s Guardian Books Clinic recommends books about the best of humanity.

The Observer rounds up the best of recent thrillers.

This bookshop featured in this week’s Guardian Browse a Bookshop is Golden Hare Books, in Edinburgh.

Penelope Lively recommends five books about renewal.


Gina Miller talked to City AM about her reading life.

Pop Sugar rounds up the best new books to read in April.

HarperCollins is creating a new Christian imprint publishing commercial fiction and non-fiction.

Margaret Atwood, David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson are amongst those headlining the Hay Festival, which is set to respond to the world’s “urgent need of empathy”.