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

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    The 2021 Booker Prize longlist is your summer reading sorted

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    How To Kill Your Family: an exclusive extract from Bella Mackie’s new book

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    25 brilliant books you need to read before they arrive on screen

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The Miniaturist
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If you loved Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist, we’ve got an exciting announcement for you

A sequel is on its way.

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Hollie Richardson
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5 tips on how to open your own bookshop, from the founder of Bookbar

Ever felt like making the Notting Hill-style dream come true? Chrissy Ryan did exactly this by opening her own bookshop.

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Charley Ross
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How understanding testosterone will help you understand yourself (and everyone else) better

Carole Hooven’s new book explores the hormone that “dominates and divides us”.

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Carole Hooven
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The most re-read books by the Stylist team
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Our favourite go-to books when times get tough

From Zadie Smith and Nora Ephron to James Baldwin and Stephen King.

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Francesca Brown
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Kayleigh Dray
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9 classic RL Stine books that still give us goosebumps even now

From Cat to Night Of The Living Dummy, these are the RL Stine books well worth revisiting as an adult.

Stylist Literary Festival 2021
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Want a front row invitation to our literary festival finale?

The Receipts’ Tolly, Audrey and Milena spill the tea on their new book and Annie Mac talks leaving Radio 1 at the festival finale.

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Stylist Team
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An introvert’s guide to being an effective activist

“It is important to remember that behind every outspoken face, there is often a team of people helping to bring their message to the public.”

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Karen Edwards
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"I've never enjoyed children – but as a woman, I have to hide that fact"

A brilliant and brutally honest essay about what it means to be 40, single and decidedly not broody, from Emma John's memoir Self-Contained

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Emma John
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children's author Jacqueline Wilson smiles with a pile of her published books
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Jacqueline Wilson’s 11 tips for writing a best-selling children’s book

Advice from the author who has written 112 novels for children.

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Alice Porter
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how to get your first book published
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You’ve written your first book, now here’s how to get it published

Including how to find an agent and what it's like to work with an editor.

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Alice Porter
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Stylist Prize for Feminist Fiction
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Have a story you want to share? We want to hear from you

Submit your story for the chance to represented by the agency behind Elizabeth Day and Pandora Sykes.

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Stylist Team
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Xanthi Barker
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"When my father died, I struggled to grieve for a man who had been absent for most of life"

Read a piercingly honest and heartfelt extract about death and grief for a parent from 'Will This House Last Forever?' by Xanthi Barker

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Write a powerful, moving memoir with these expert tips

With expert advice from author and journalist Arifa Akbar

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Alex Sims
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Claudia Winkleman
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10 books to get you through a rainy weekend, picked by Claudia Winkleman

Because all outdoor plans are probably cancelled.

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Hollie Richardson
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Unmissable memoirs for summer 2021
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11 brilliant new memoirs to read during your staycation

From escaping cults to funny and complex lives, these are the best memoirs you need to read now.

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Francesca Brown
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Killing Eve, which stars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh, is nominated for nine Emmys
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Pop culture’s ‘crazy lesbian’ stereotypes are harming queer women

“They nearly always smack of homophobia and misogyny.”

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Daisy Jones
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Stylist Literary Festival 2021: bedtime stories
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Have a Derry Girls shaped hole in your life?

Summer evenings are made for relaxing and we've got the perfect reader events to dive into this month

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Emily Evans
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Jessie and Lennie Ware the hosts of Table Manners
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Jessie Ware exclusive: ‘The best advice my mum has ever given me’

The singer, author and podcast host on what she's learnt from her mum Lennie.

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Helen Bownass
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Francesca Brown
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This is set to be one of the biggest books of the summer

Meet one of summer 2021’s biggest books: Sorrow And Bliss by Meg Mason.

Stylist Literary Festival 2021
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Want to know what you need to be reading next? Find out at the Stylist Literary Festival

Join us for 20 unmissable author events this month with Lisa Taddeo, Matt Haig, Taylor Jenkins Reid, Annie Mac and many more.

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Stylist Team
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