Michelle Obama’s book Becoming is the Christmas number one in the UK.

The Guardian Books podcast rounds up the best audiobooks to enjoy this Christmas.

Sophie Hannah, author of How to Hold a Grudge, explains how harnessing our negative feelings towards others could bring unexpected peace and joy this Christmas.

Rosie Day writes in Stylist about why Caitlin Moran is her feminist icon.

today in brit lit news 18th december 2018

Heather Marks has won this year’s Quarto Translations Diversity Award for manuscript that celebrates cultural diversity.

A cookbook launched by Meghan Markle has been shortlisted for the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards.

Best of 2018

The Scotsman lists the best children’s books and best travel books of the year, as well as the best photography books.

The Telegraph weighs in on the best sports books.

NME lists the best music books.