One reader asks the Guardian Books Clinic: what books might ease my soul about the state of the world?

Liane Moriarty has thoughts on why we should stop using the term “women’s fiction”.

A report has found there is a strong economic case for taking VAT off digital publications.

Fiona Mozley has won the Polari First Book Prize 2018 for her Man Booker-shortlisted debut, Elmet. The prize is awarded annually to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT experience.

Mr B’s Emporium in Bath has smashed its original crowdfunding target of £45,000 to expand its premises.

The founders of the Rebel Girls books have raised more than double their original $100,000 target – to publish a new book, a “guided journal that helps girls train their rebel spirit and lead the revolution of our time”.

‘I was a literary groupie from the antipodes’: Fay Weldon writes about her arrival in postwar London and how she revisits the bombed-out city in her writing.

 

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