The Guardian rounds up the best recent science fiction novels.
The TES lists children’s books to look for this month.
A letter written by CS Lewis to a group of schoolchildren is expected to sell for more than £5,000 at an auction. In it, he reveals details of the Narnia series he was writing at the time and encourages the children to write their own stories.
Amit Chaudhur, whose book Friend of My Youth is out now in paperback, spoke to the Guardian about the books that made him.
Staff at the Pool share their thoughts on what they’re reading this week, including Alison Bechdel’s now legendary graphic novel, a guilty (and problematic) pleasure and a wonderfully reassuring guide on the realities of being a working mother.