Stylist recommends 12 Christmassy books to get you in the festive spirit.

Harry Potter fans can now spend their Valentine’s Day in the Great Hall.

The Pool rounds up gifts for bookworms of all ages.

Sally Rooney’s Normal People is the critics’ choice this Christmas, with

crowned critics’ book of the year

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Authors are protesting as  children’s books account for 7% of Christmas newspaper coverage.

This week’s novel excerpt on the Pool is from Maria Hummel’s Still Lives.

The Borough Press has teamed up with The Good Literary Agency to open submissions for un-agented BAME writers with the one winning applicant set to secure a £10,000 publishing contract, agency representation and mentoring from writer Nikesh Shukla.

The Bookseller is making predictions about publishing in 2019.

Judith Kerr, the 95-year-old author of When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, and most recently Mummy Time, spoke to the Guardian. I like this generation of teenagers. They seem kind and idealistic.’

Folk band the Unthanks and Adrian McNally have made an audio soundtrack pairing music with the Emily Brontë poems to be enjoyed as the listener walks the landscape of West Yorkshire.

The Bookseller’s pictures roundup features a young Audrey Hepburn, the Slumflower, the London Review Bookshop’s 15th birthday, a tiger and a Donald Trump protest.