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Mythos The Greek Myths Retold by Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry, Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold hardback release

Stephen Fry has had an incredibly varied career ranging from comedian, actor, TV gameshow host and novelist, but next up on his hit list...

Sebastian Barry, Day’s Without End review

Sebastian Barry's Booker-Prize longlisted western odyssey, Day's Without End, is a beautifully written novel with a grim and honest story set during the Indian...
Haruki Murakami, Men Without Women

Haruki Murakami, Men Without Women hardback release

International bestselling author, Haruki Murakami, will be returning to the delights of humble book shops, lovely libraries and dark digital screens later this year...
Beren And Lucien hardback release

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Beren and Luthien hardback release takes us back to discover an earlier...

Beren And Luthien, one of the central stories from The Silmarillion, is about to be published as a standalone book, giving more recent fans...
Mohsin Hamid Exit West hardback release

Mohsin Hamid, Exit West hardback release

Booker Prize-shortlisted author, Mohsin Hamid, will be releasing his new book, Exit West, just in time for spring this year, splintering together a love...
Neil Gaiman Norse Mythology UK hardback release

Neil Gaiman, Norse Mythology UK hardback release on its way

Neil Gaiman is about to return to the world of deities, but instead of bringing them to the modern day as he did in...
Things to look forward to in 2017 - music, film, television, books and games

What to look forward to in 2017 – Music, TV, film, books and computer...

With the start of a New Year, here's our list of what to look forward to in 2017. Last year had its ups and...
Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden And The Surveillance State, Barton Gellman hardback release

Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden And The Surveillance State, Barton Gellman hardback release

We all know that the states under which we live have pretty sophisticated spying mechanism, but few of us know the details of what...
Paul Hawkins, Into The Water hardback release

Paula Hawkins, Into The Water hardback release

Following up on the phenomenal success of her debut hit thriller, The Girl On The Train, Paula Hawkins is about to return for more...
Paul Auster 4 3 2 1 hardback release

Paul Auster, 4 3 2 1 hardback release planned for early 2017

Get set for more mind fluffery from Paul Auster, the master of dark existential wonder, as he returns with his latest hardback release, 4...
Levision Wood Walking The Americas

Levison Wood, Walking The Americas hardback and paperback release date

We love a walk as much as anyone, but when it comes to mammoth rambling, Levison Wood is on the extreme fringes of the...
Booker Prize 2016 winner Paul Beatty

Man Booker Prize 2016 winner announced as Paul Beatty for The Sellout

The Man Booker Prize 2016 winner has been announced by the prestigious book award, naming Paul Beatty for his fourth novel, The Sellout. The...
Peter Hook, Substance Inside New Order hardback

Peter Hook, Substance: Inside New Order hardback release on its way

The story of New Order is about to be retold with the upcoming release of Peter Hook's autobiography, Substance: Inside New Order, which will...
The Miniaturist BBC 1 TV adaptation

Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist BBC 1 TV adaptation confirmed

Jessie Burton's dramatic old-world thriller, The Miniaturist, is being reconstructed for a new TV adaptation planned by the BBC. With the runaway success of...
The Luminaries BBC 2 adaptation

BBC 2 confirms adaptation of Eleanor Catton’s The Luminaries

Adding even more potential brilliance to the TV drama outlook for 2017, BBC 2 has confirmed that is will be adapting Eleanor Catton's critically...
Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead takes on The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead swirls up the dregs of the antebellum South of the United States for his sixth novel, The Underground Railroad. Re-imagining it with...
Paulo Coelho, The Spy featuring Mata Hari

Paulo Coelho The Spy hardback release brings Mata Hari back to life

The Brazilian master of inspiration has turned his attention to the story of Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan, Mata Hari, in his new novel,...
Alan Partridge: Nomad hardback

Alan Partridge: Nomad hardback and audiobook release takes Alan off the beaten path

Just when you think life couldn't hand you any more moldy apples, or mutant chickens, you get a beautiful moment of Toblerone reprieve and...
The Booker Prize longlist 2016

The 2016 Booker Prize longlist is announced

The 2016 Booker Prize longlist has been announced today (27th July 2016), kicking things off for another batch of hard-hitting novels to add to...
Les Misérables on BBC 1

BBC Les Misérables mini-series adaption on its way

Following on from the huge success and sprawling brilliance of the BBC's adaptation of War And Peace, mum will be turning its attention to...

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