Can you pass the hardest Harry Potter test?

The Evening Standard lists 8 of the best cook books of 2018.

Pop Sugar rounds up new summer reads that would make great films or TV series.

The latest Brit Lit Podcast episode features an interview with bookstagrammer BookishBronte. And if you, too, want to get into bookstagramming, here are some tips from Book Riot.

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I think it’s about time that I’m #takingteawith (or should I say, ‘taking honey with’) Winnie the Pooh and friends! He didn’t really care much for the tea, and just had a few mugs of honey instead. We had a good old catch up and talked about the upcoming Christopher Robin movie (which comes out next month!!!!!) Did anyone else cry when they heard Winnie say “what to do indeed” in the trailer? Is anyone else WAY too excited for this film to come out?! Please tell me it’s not just me!! . . . . #winniethepooh #hurrayforplay #itsdarling #darlingmovement #thisjoyfulmoment #cornersofmylife #disney #bookishlife #nostalgicmoments #teapartytime #creativityfound #slowandsimpledays #simpleandstill #makeitblissful #inbeautyandchaos #theartofslowliving #booksandtea #igcreative_editz #stillswithstories #ignitetheskillswithin #christopherrobin #bevisuallycreative #theslowdowncollective #bookstagram

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Vic James, author of The Dark Gifts Trilogy, writes about why we won’t – and mustn’t – stop writing stories of resistance.

Penguin Random House UK has reported an increase in the percentage of its new hires who identify as BAME, LGBTQ, or with a disability in 2017.

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Everything Under by Daisy Johnson is a “stunning debut novel”, says The Guardian.

Prizes

The winners of the Dead Good Reader Awards have been announced.

Also out today is the shortlist for the Dagger awards, run by the Crime Writers’ Association.

The Guardian reviews, Passage, Kevin Jared Hosein, a tale written in Trinidadian Creole and plucked from more than 5,000 entries to win the Commonwealth short story prize.

The Evening Standard has thoughts on the Man Booker longlist.

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