Books

Find the latest news on new book releases from your favourite female authors, as well as up and coming feminist writers

Christy Lefteri, author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, visited a UNICEF camp in Athens.

”When we become numb to images of pain, fiction can help us feel empathy again”

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    Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials TV adaptation: Watch the first full trailer

  • Woman reading book on a sofa
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    Book club recommendations: Our guide to the best conversation starting novels

  • Cecelia Ahern
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    Postscript: ready for your first look at Cecelia Ahern’s follow-up to P.S. I Love You?

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  • Alpha Girls by Julian Guthrie
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    Women in tech: “Half of the population is female, so where are all the women in Silicon Valley?”

    Read an extract from Julian Guthrie's Alpha Girls.

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    Julian Guthrie
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  • THE HANDMAID'S TALE -- "First Blood" -- Episode 206 -- Offred finds unexpected allies and obstacles in her search for a way to protect Hannah. The Commander prepares for the dedication of a new Red Center. Nick struggles with his new position. Serena Joy (Yvonne Strahovski), shown. (Photo by: George Kraychyk/Hulu)
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    The Handmaid’s Tale isn’t fiction anymore – and here’s everything that proves it

    Gilead has always mirrored real world events. Now, tragically, the real world is mirroring Gilead.

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    Kayleigh Dray
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  • UK book festivals, including Hay Festival.
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    Literary festivals 2019: our pick of the UK’s best book festivals

    Indulge your love of books with other fans.

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    Sarah Shaffi
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  • Kerry Hudson Lowborn
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    This gritty working-class memoir is a must-read for anyone who grew up in poverty

    “I felt ashamed of being poor, until I found this working-class writer”

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    Hollie Richardson
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  • Someone Great on Netflix
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    Romantic books, films and podcasts that even cynics will enjoy

    Satirical, sweet and self-aware – a new wave of modern love stories have arrived, and you’re going to fall hard

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    Francesca Brown
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  • British Book Awards winners
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    Sally Rooney, Michelle Obama and Leila Slimani owned the British Book Awards

    Sally Rooney, Michelle Obama, Leila Slimani - we salute you!

    Posted by
    Hollie Richardson
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    The full trailer for Big Little Lies season two proves it will be packed with drama

    Meryl Streep is here to make some noise.

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
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  • Books to transform the way you think about your body
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    These 9 books will transform the way you think about your body

    Literature to help you love yourself.

    Posted by
    Sarah Shaffi
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  • Gypsy Rose and Dee Dee Blanchard
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    The best podcasts, TV series and books about scammers to binge now

    Obsessed with 2019’s breakout fraudsters Anna Delvey and Dirty John? Here are five more must-know cultural binges

    Posted by
    Francesca Brown
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    Why the time is right for a feminist adaptation of Rebecca

    Kristen Scott Thomas and Lily James are leading this new Netflix movie.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Disney has created a beautiful Winnie-the-Pooh short-animation in watercolour as a gift to new parents, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to celebrate the birth of their new son. The story sees the world’s favourite bear embark on a journey to deliver a special hum to the new royal baby, as his name is officially announced to be Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
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    The greatest ever Winnie the Pooh quotes for all moments in life

    “Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”

    Posted by
    Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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  • Books about climate change and the environment
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    9 books to help you combat eco-anxiety, because knowledge is power

    Books to help you save the environment.

    Posted by
    Sarah Shaffi
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  • Believe Build Become Debbie Wosskow and Anna Jones
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    7 tips to help you find the drive and motivation to achieve your career goals

    By Believe. Build. Become. authors Debbie Wosskow and Anna Jones.

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    Debbie Wosskow and Anna Jones
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  • Books for the post-#MeToo era
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    The best books to read in the post-#MeToo era

    Fiction can help us process.

    Posted by
    Sarah Shaffi
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    May 2019: The top 10 best books you need to read this month

    These new books are here to make life that much better...

    Posted by
    Francesca Brown
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    21 unmissable audiobooks narrated by incredible women

    Nothing but excellent audiobooks read by women authors, celebrities, and voice actors

    Posted by
    Rachel Brown
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  • Little Miss Spice Girls
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    Little Miss Spice Girls are here: see two iconic brands become one

    Baby, Sporty, Scary and Ginger have arrived in Little Miss form

    Posted by
    Hollie Richardson
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    How women are rewriting the literary canon

    It's time for women's stories to be told.

    Posted by
    Sarah Shaffi
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  • Women's Prize for fiction
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    The Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 shortlist has been announced

    And it is VERY exciting

    Posted by
    Hollie Richardson
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    Reese Witherspoon’s Little Fires Everywhere just added a seriously exciting cast member

    This is shaping up to be the must-watch show of 2019.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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