Time for guilt-less pleasures, says The Guardian: summer is the time for reading anything and everything. 

There are new Amazon tax figures to be outraged about.

Socialist London bookshop Bookmarks was attacked over the weekend by a “far-right mob” and is now calling for solidarity following the “Nazi attack”. They’ve been inundated with support since then. Meanwhile, its owner writes that “The violent attack on my bookshop Bookmarks at the weekend could never have happened without Trump, and Britain’s ‘hostile environment’”.

A Famous Five recipe book is set for release.

Claire Askew’s All the Hidden Truths is the novel excerpted on The Pool this week.

The six stories shortlisted for the Guardian and Fourth Estate BAME short story prize offer a whistlestop tour of the contemporary world, taking in environmental disaster and the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower blaze.

The British Library is launching a range of “giftable” stationery and accessories for its shop.

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Works by established poets Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy and Lemn Sissay (pictured) will be recommended for this year’s National Poetry Day alongside insta-poet Charly Cox and children’s poets Rachel Rooney and Joseph Coelho.

Former prime minister David Cameron will launch a withering attack on his former colleague Michael Gove in his upcoming memoir.

Book lists

Popsugar has its own opinions about the best books to read this summer, and it’s a solid list.

The TES lists the summer’s hottest books for children.

Book Riot rounds up books about Brexit, the European Union, and the UK.

Which books best capture our relationship with animals? The Guardian Books Clinic investigates.

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