In revealing how desperately important the mother-daughter relationship can be, Jessica Andrews’ Saltwater gives an insight into what many coming-of-age novels overlook
Peter Bennet’s latest collection, Mischief, takes readers from rural Northumberland to the aisles of Tesco, blending classical references with contemporary wit along the way
In Why We Sleep, neuroscientist Matthew Walker explains the complexities of our sleeping brains and why we desparately need more of this undervalued physical process
Emma Watson’s reading group Our Shared Shelf is the most popular group on Goodreads.com. With the growth of such groups both on and offline, is the way we do feminism set to change?
With her debut poetry collection, Sophie Collins explores women’s self-expression in writing
In this border-crossing book, Maria Benjamin reveals what insomnia has to offer.
Sally Rooney’s Normal People follows the highs and lows of youthful romantic relationships while dispensing wisdom gathered from how we live now.
Eddo-Lodge dispels misguided myths on race in Britain, reminding us that it is a problem for the here and now.
Author David Almond explains how he finds the extraordinary in the ordinary and how his Catholic upbringing in the North East influenced his writing.
In ‘Senlin Ascends’, Josiah Bancroft has created a richly fantastical world that does much more than recount a straightforward adventure. But it is let down by its overblown language, reductive depictions of women and a confusing conclusion.