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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 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...
Bruce Springsteen autobiography Born To Run

Bruce Springsteen autobiography, Born To Run, on its way

Bruce Springsteen's musical career dates back to the mid sixties, but his breakthrough didn't really happen for another decade of dedication, paving the way...
Ian McEwan Nutshell hardback release

Ian McEwan returns with Nutshell hardback release

Ian McEwan will be taking a very unconventional take on witness protection in his latest novel, Nutshell, which will be arriving on hardback later...
Emma Donoghue The Wonder (hardback)

Emma Donoghue’s The Wonder hardback release on its way

Best-selling novelist, Emma Donoghue, will be back on the hardback new releases shelf before the year's out with the arrival of her latest book,...
Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter, The Long Cosmos

Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter release The Long Cosmos

Having given us trips through a multiverse view of Earth and Mars, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter are about to go one better in...
Women's Prize For Fiction 2016 Shortlist

Women’s Prize For Fiction 2016 shortlist announced

Reading a book is one of life's great pleasures as you're transported in new worlds that are as much unique to you and your...

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