JRR Tolkien’s ‘new’ book The Fall of Gondolin will be published in August 2018.

This week’s novel excerpt on The Pool is from Ordinary People by Diana Evans.

Which Harry Potter character is your reading soulmate? Find out on Book Riot. 

Simon Mayo has announced that his book club on BBC Radio 2 is to end.

Cultural leaders from 28 countries will come to the UK in May 2019 for a global gathering of the UNESCO Cities of Literature.

Ali Smith’s Winter, Laurie Penny’s Bitch Doctrine and Reni Eddo-Lodge’s Jhalak Prize-winning Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race are among the10 titles longlisted for the Orwell Prize.

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The UK Publishers Association has urged the government not to “trade away” the key principles that underpin the book trade as the country gears up to leave the EU.

The increased visibility of international editions on Amazon’s Global Store is fuelling fears that the retailer’s approach is incompatible with local rights-based publishing.

On this week’s Guardian Books Podcast, Richard Lea is joined in the studio by Lisa Halliday, the American novelist whose debut Asymmetry has set literary tongues wagging, both for its accomplished and compelling story, and its portrayal of an affair not dissimilar to one she once had with one of America’s greatest writers.