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London’s iconic Feminist Library is facing closure. Here’s how you can help

London’s iconic Feminist Library is under threat. Here’s how you can help

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    This feminist horror anthology is being transformed into a nightmarish TV show

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    From Zadie Smith to Roald Dahl, these are the authors girls are reading in 2018

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    The immersive new book trend you need to know about

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    These beautiful new poems celebrate our love of bookshops

    Poets Jen Campbell and Charly Cox share two new poems with Stylist

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    Why you should read a book before bedtime if you’re feeling stressed

    A new book aims to help adults rediscover the joy of bedtime stories. But why are they such a good way to end the day?

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    Halloween scares, comedy gems and feminist must-reads: October’s top 10 books

    The newest books you need to read this month - from thrillers and horror to feminism and comedy

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    Forget Miss Trunchbull: in 2018, Matilda’s biggest nemesis is Donald Trump

    A new statue shows Roald Dahl’s beloved bookworm standing up to the US president.

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    Bridget Jones has called #MeToo on her lecherous colleagues in a new diary for 2018

    “What did I put up with, in the days of these diaries, without even knowing I had the right not to put up with it?” asks Bridget Jones.

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    There’s a special Japanese word for people who are addicted to buying books

    Commit this to memory, bibliophiles...

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    Everything we know about Malorie Blackman’s new Noughts & Crosses novel

    The beloved YA author is resurrecting Sephy Hadley in a new novel – and it’s inspired by Brexit and Trump.

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    Heartbreak and gratitude: read 5 letters written to Obama, and his replies

    From a young girl who wants to change the world, to parents who lost their daughter in 9/11

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    Meghan Markle celebrates the power of cooking with new charity cookbook

    Together: Our Community Kitchen showcases over 50 recipes from women whose community was affected by the Grenfell Tower fire

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    5 of the best self-help books to read with zero embarrassment

    Put these life-fuelling tomes on your hit list

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    Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials: everything we know about the TV adaptation

    Mark your calendars.

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    Top 50 romantic quotes from literature

    The greatest expressions of love ever written

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    10 books that look as good as they actually are

    Judge these books by their covers

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    Why Kate Atkinson’s Transcription is your must-read novel for Autumn

    The multi award-winning author is back...

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    The Guilty Feminist reveals the moments when she’s had to say 'I’m a feminist but...'

    Learn to laugh off your fears

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    From Lily Allen's musings to Kate Tempest poetry: September’s top 10 books

    The best thrillers, explosive memoirs, poetry, literary fiction and more

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    Everything we know about the TV adaptation of My Brilliant Friend

    The first title in Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels is being turned into a TV series – and it looks incredible.

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    Am I the only person in the world who hates Little Women?

    Apparently despising the girls of Little Women is a Bad Opinion

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    Now you can read classic novels on Instagram Stories

    Tackle weighty tomes with the swipe of a thumb

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    Why your next gripping read is by female writer Ismat Chughtai

    This week marks her 107th birthday.

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    From Trump takedowns to writing advice: JK Rowling’s best Twitter moments

    “If you’re waiting for universal popularity, you’ll be on Twitter a very long time.”

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    The 5 books you have to read this summer, according to Barack Obama

    The former president really wants us all to read these soul-soothing books

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    Authors discuss their favourite books of all time in this new literary podcast

    Read Like a Writer features bestselling authors including Matt Haig, Sarah Perry and Gina Miller.

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    A Necessary Evil is your next truly gripping read

    Add this to your reading list.

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    Everything you need to know about London’s new feminist bookshop

    Plus, two more women-focused bookshops you can visit today.

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    Why you should read I Capture The Castle when you're feeling down

    This classic novel might be 70 years old, but its soul-soothing powers haven't faded

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    10 yellow-covered books you must read

    Add these to your reading list.

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    Why Hufflepuff is the best house in Harry Potter

    Don’t sleep on the superiority of the yellow badgers

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    The best quotes about yellow from literature to add colour to your day

    Because who doesn’t love a quote?

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    6 hilarious books written by women to read now

    As a literary prize launches for funny female writers, we look back at the books that make us laugh the most.

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    This beautiful Hermione fan art is going viral for all the right reasons

    This is the perfect depiction of the Harry Potter heroine for 2018

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    Why The Sealwoman’s Gift should be your next weekend read

    Perfect for reading in the park.

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    Lashings of ginger beer? A Famous Five recipe book is set for release

    If you loved the mouth-watering food and drink in Enid Blyton’s books, you’ll love this…

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    Why everyone should embrace the micro-library trend

    Books that bring people together

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    Why Killer Intent should be your next book for the commute

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    Exclusive: read the first chapter of Liane Moriarty’s gripping new book

    The Big Little Lies author is back and better than ever...

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    Everything we know so far about Big Little Lies 2

    Here’s what we can expect to happen in the second series

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    Women in power, women taking power: August’s best new books

    August’s best new books are guaranteed to light a fire in your soul

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    An ode to the lost art of library books

    "They were well read and well loved"

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    The Slumflower on the importance of the Saggy Boobs Matter movement

    “I'm happy that my appearance is the least interesting thing about me”

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    These 7 brilliant women have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize

    This year’s longlist is packed with extraordinary women authors – including a former Stylist short story competition winner.

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    I Am, I Am, I Am is your next truly gripping read

    “Here is all of human existence wrapped up in 17 heart-stopping, resonating and emotional true tales.”

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    Our favourite Little Women quotes on ambition, love and independence

    "I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship"

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    The cast of Caitlin Moran’s How To Build A Girl is beyond incredible

    We have a feeling this book-to-film adaptation might be one of the best yet

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    It’s official: The Man I Think I Know is your ultimate bedtime read

    Pop this on your bedside table.

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    J.K. Rowling fans, here’s your first look at the new Robert Galbraith book

    Lethal White looks set to be the most epic Cormoran Strike story yet

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    “Why Jane Austen is to thank (or blame) for your modern-day sex life”

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that Austen radically transformed our understanding of female desire and relationships

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    Why you need to make Dark Pines your next summer holiday read

    It's the new thriller you’ve been waiting for, but you'll need a strong stomach to read it.

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    Why everyone’s talking about the BBC’s This Is Going To Hurt

    Say hello to your new TV obsession...

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