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29 Mar 14

Triskele Books look at the rise of author collectives and how they can work to the advantage of self-published authors.

28 Mar 14

A promotional guest post written by Kate Mosse about Carcassonne, the region in which her Languedoc trilogy is set.

26 Mar 14

A picturesque anomaly near the airport, ever waiting to be submerged by the tarmac of runway three.

25 Mar 14

An article by AIngrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade, author of In Search of Jane Austen: The Language of the Letters

14 Mar 14

This year Finland is celebrating the centenary of the birth of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins, and one of the most successful children's writers ever.

11 Mar 14

Arthur Morrison's novel is a classic of slum-fiction, depicting the Victorian underworld and drawing attention to the bleak prospects for children living in such surroundings. Author Sarah Wise looks at the impact of the novel at the time and the social debates it aroused.

02 Mar 14

Starting with the infamous book burnings of May, 1933, in Berlin and university towns across Germany, books were one of the Nazis’ explicit targets. Confiscated books were considered to be as necessary to the war effort as seized munitions or fuel.

14 Feb 14

A mysterious notebook contains a collection of the best lines from Mills and Boon novels, according to those who edited them

10 Feb 14

A new library, a pile of discarded materials given new life by a group of caring, creative artists, and in the end, a marvelous library-within-a-library that visitors can enjoy.

06 Feb 14

Parallel Lines, says writer, 'is very Star Trek in the way it invites an examination of deeper themes'

31 Jan 14

If you want a single word that describes wandering around the house wearing a shirt and no trousers, ask a Hungarian.

31 Jan 14

Novelist Ann Cleeves looks beyond Scandinavia for forensic insights into Maigret's Paris, Montalbano's Sicily and beyond.

25 Jan 14

On April 29, 1937, as part of their Words Fail Me series, BBC broadcast a segment that survives as the only recorded voice of Virginia Woolf.

25 Jan 14

"In both writing and sleeping, we learn to be physically still at the same time we are encouraging our minds to unlock from the humdrum rational thinking of our daytime lives."

25 Jan 14

'The Great Railway Bazaar', the first of Paul Theroux's classic travelogues, published in 1975, is the essential book about getting on a train and seeing where you end up. Here we reproduce, in full, its first chapter. In it, the novelist, then in his early thirties, escapes from London and begins a journey that would take in Istanbul, Iran, India, Japan and all in-between. Later, Theroux answers our questions on modern train travel...

22 Jan 14

After the Iraqi capital's venerable literary district was car-bombed in 2007, an ongoing project was launched drawing hundreds of print artists to pay individual tribute. Here is a short sample

16 Jan 14

An exclusive short story by the winner of the Man Booker 2012 for Bring Up the Bodies

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