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On Loving Women by Diane Obomsawin

On Loving Women by Diane Obomsawin

Sweet, funny and heartbreaking comics on sexual identity...

Happy Birthday Buchi Emecheta!

Happy Birthday Buchi Emecheta!

We celebrate Buchi Emecheta's 70th birthday..

Thirst

Thirst by Kerry Hudson

The second novel from FBS fave Kerry Hudson...

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Obituary: Nadine Gordimer 1923-2014

Obituary: Nadine Gordimer 1923-2014

Our tribute to the South African author and activist…

My Salinger Year

My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

Rakoff’s first year working at the agency that represented JD Salinger…

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

Nature writing on love, loss and grief…

Her

Her by Harriet Lane

Is Harriet Lane really the new Zoë Heller?

Elizabeth is Missing

Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

A debut full of mystery and memory loss…

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Monique Roffey: Writing Advice and Recommended Reads

Monique Roffey: Writing Advice and Recommended Reads

The award-winning author gives us writing advice and much more…

Obituary: Nadine Gordimer 1923-2014

Obituary: Nadine Gordimer 1923-2014

Our tribute to the South African author and activist…

10 Reasons To Love: Jhumpa Lahiri

10 Reasons To Love: Jhumpa Lahiri

Why we love the super talented, Pulitzer Prize winning author of Interpreter of Maladies and The Lowland…

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Sophie Hannah on How to Write Crime Fiction

The crime fiction novelist tells us how she does it…

10 Reasons To Love: Bernardine Evaristo

10 Reasons To Love: Bernardine Evaristo

Why we love the author of Mr. Loverman and Blonde Roots…