Book Riot reports on Big Green Books’ Buy a Stranger a Book initiative.

BBC Books has revealed the first official book to accompany the new series of Doctor Who, a “beautifully illustrated collection of stories about the remarkable women” of the show.

The Bath Children’s Literature Festival is gearing up for its biggest year to date.

‘Twaddle’: librarians have responded to the ridiculous suggestion Amazon should replace libraries.

Book lists

The Guardian rounds up five books to help us understand AI.

Business Insider recommends the best gardening books.

Metro has a list of best holiday books for kids.

The Guardian Books Clinic recommends books for understanding Millennials.

Prizes

IKEA is partnering with the Man Booker Prize to create the ‘Reading Rooms’ filled with free novels from the longlist, which will be announced tomorrow. The Guardian is speculating about which books might make it.

A new prize is being launched to champion young, illustrated children’s fiction.

Paul Warnes has won the inaugural Audible New Writing Grant for his original manuscript The Society Of Unexampled Brilliance.

Authors including Kit de Waal and Kathryn Kettle have paid for more than 150 entries to a writing prize from low-income authors.

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