Book Riot has a list of 30 unique gifts for Harry Potter fans.

Jeanette Winterson spoke to The Guardian about the books that made her.

The Evening Standard has a list of the best comedy books and DVDs of the year.

Nearly 130 libraries closed in the UK last year — part of a familiar picture of declining spending on UK public libraries, revealed in the latest library statistics compiled by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.

Past Brit Lit Podcast guests Laura Bravo and Daisy Buchanan are among writers at the Pool sharing what they’re reading this week, including an anthology of women’s visceral bodily stories, a guide to reading without prejudice and an expose from the man who tried to take down the Russian government.

The Bookseller’s list of the most influential people in the book trade has its strongest year for women yet.

Development charity and publisher Practical Action is opening a unique bookstore in Rugby focusing on global issues.

The first sector-wide commitments to tackle harassment across publishing and bookselling have been published.

Travel author Adam Weymouth has scooped the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award for Kings of the Yukon, about his four-month canoe trip through an Alaskan river’s remotest reaches.

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