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Like a really good book, London's independent children's bookshops can transport us to another world. Here are the ones to visit now.
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In a landmark decision, 2019's Man Booker Prize is shared between two writers as joint winners. But does it divide the honour?
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From a blockbuster dystopia to a sprawling stream of consciousness, everything you need to know about the six books on the 2019 Booker Prize shortlist
On the lookout for the best design books of all time? These covetable hardbacks need to adorn the coffee tables of every design lover.
Greek mythology comes to the small screen as HBO adapts Madeline Miller's enchanting novel Circe into a TV show
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The world pays tribute to Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Toni Morrison, who has died at the age of 88
Brush up on the Booker Dozen: everything you need to know about the 13 books nominated for 2019's Booker prize
From breezy beach reads to cerebral city-break stimulation, the best new books summer 2019 has to offer, in hardback and paperback
From an account of female sexual desire to a missing mother mystery, these new non-fiction books are the hottest reads of the summer
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Listen up: consume great literature on the go with our guide to getting into audiobooks. From how to download them for free, to the best titles and most inspiring narrators
A mysterious billboard signals Hilary Mantel's long-awaited end to the Tudor trilogy. The Mirror and the Light publication date has been confirmed.
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From memoirs of motherhood to our favourite fiction about parenting, these are the books all mums need to read
From countryside retreats to inner-city hotspots, not forgetting the family-friendly options, we round up the best literary festivals of 2019