Lost & Found – a Reading Guide

A fabulous trio of unforgettable characters. A road trip unlike any other. A book that will make you laugh, as it’s breaking your heart. If you’re loving Brooke Davis’s Lost […] Read More


Empire, El Dorado and violent rebellion

Matthew Parker is the Sunday Times bestselling author of Goldeneye and The Sugar Barons. His new book is Willoughbyland– the untold story of England’s lost colony: a seventeenth-century tale of empire, El Dorado and violent rebellion, […] Read More


Inspired by courageous women

Jackie Copleton’s A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding has as its heroine Amaterasu, a Japanese widow who lost her daughter and son when the atomic bomb fell on Nagasaki. Jackie reveals […] Read More


Lost & Found: Extract

‘If you liked Rachel Joyce’s The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, you’ll like this’ Metro Brooke Davis’s Lost & Found was the No. 1 bestselling debut in Australia in 2014 […] Read More


The Sunshine Cruise Company: Extract

The Independent declared it ‘may well be the funniest thing you’ll read this year’ and Stuart Maconie’s said it’s ‘both scabrous and rude and heartwarming’. The new novel from John […] Read More


Nagasaki: Marking the 70th Anniversary

Jackie Copleton’s debut novel, A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding is set in Nagasaki during the Second World War. As the city marks the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the […] Read More


Defining Culture

‘What word can capture the roar of every thunder­storm you might have heard, every avalanche and volcano and tsunami that you might have seen tear across the land, every city […] Read More


What we’re packing

Summer holiday season is nearly over, but you may still be flying off to sunnier climes, taking a chance on the English weather or simply staycationing. And the one thing […] Read More


What is the importance of fiction?

In The Republic of Imagination, Azar Nafisi reminds us of the need for literature in society today and calls us to stand up and celebrate its importance. Read more on how to […] Read More

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