Which debut novel should you reach for this spring? Who can map our digital future?  The Guardian has a list of 50 authors we should be reading now – the most exciting voices in fiction, politics, SF, graphic novels and more.

If you’re a sucker for a bit of nostalgic period drama, you’re going to love Dear Mrs Bird, says The Pool, where the novel is excerpted this week.

On Book Riot, I listed five great British books being published in the US this month.

A photographer has decided to make a little magic with a special Harry Potter photo shoot.

Author Joy Press speaks to Rachael Sigee about Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionising Televisionher new book on the women who turned TV upside down, from Roseanne to Lena Dunham to Mindy Kaling.

Scholastic has revealed a median pay gap of 8.45%, less than half of the national average of 18.4%. At Oxford University Press has revealed a 12.6% median gender pay gap, lower than the national average of 18.4%. it’s 12.6%.

On this week’s Guardian Books podcast Mary Beard speaks about women and power. podcast.

Don’t forget to buy the Brit Lit Podcast tshirt, on sale until 17th April!

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