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The Man Booker International Prize longlist is dominated by women authors

Expand your literary horizons with novels set in Oman, Chile, Japan, Poland, China and more

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Moya Crockett
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Tabitha and Stephen King
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Tabitha King has a scathing message for those referring to her as “Stephen King’s wife”

“You could have referred to me as OfStephen. Or His Old Lady. Or His-Ball-And-Chain,” writes the American author.

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Kayleigh Dray
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10 must-read books by black female authors for 2019

From Candice Carty-Williams and Sara Collins to Reba Barron, here are the black writers you need to know about

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Sarah Shaffi
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This publishing house is only releasing books by female writers in 2020

“In an ideal world you wouldn’t have to... But you do.”

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Moya Crockett
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9 invigorating literary quotes to make you feel optimistic about the new year

Courtesy of Emily Dickinson, Rupi Kaur, Helen Fielding and more.

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Jojo Moyes had the best reaction to seeing a fan reading her books for the first time

It seems impossible, but it’s true: the author has never seen someone with a copy of her novels until this week.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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This clever Dutch invention will transform the way you read forever

These 'dwarsliggers' will be able to fit in the palm of your hand like a smartphone. But would you buy into the tiny books trend?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Twitter thread explores how our favourite childhood books impact our personalities

Women are sharing the books they were most obsessed with as kids on social media, and it's magic.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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This feminist horror anthology is being transformed into a nightmarish TV show

Pick up a copy of Her Body and Other Stories ASAP.

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Susan Devaney
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Visible Women

“Why author Zora Neale Hurston is the patron saint of black women”

The founders of Black Girls Book Club discuss the 20th century writer who introduced them to the concept of ‘black girl magic’.

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Natalie A Carter and Melissa Cummings-Quarry
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Visible Women

“How I’m helping raise the visibility of women in philosophy”

Stylist’s Woman of the Week is Katherine Jegede, the founder of The Thinking Woman’s Writing Award.

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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This is what it was like to have a mastectomy in the early 19th century

Frances Burney had her breast removed without anaesthetic in 1811. Here, she describes the experience

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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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Moya Crockett
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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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Susan Devaney
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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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Moya Crockett
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Jojo Moyes explains why she has a problem with the ‘chick lit’ label

“I want to see covers that are a bit more gender neutral… People don’t want to read something pink and glittery”

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Moya Crockett
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Life

A UK pub has magically been renamed The JK Rowling

But does it serve butterbeer?

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Susan Devaney
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JK Rowling reveals heartbreaking truth behind Deathly Hallows symbol

The Harry Potter author says she “went cold all over” when she realised what she’d done

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Kayleigh Dray
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Anna Brech
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Arundhati Roy leads Man Booker longlist, 20 years after first triumph

Expand your reading repertoire with this year's nominees

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Lost manuscript discovered in home of Where The Wild Things Are author

“What a miracle to find this buried treasure in the archives”

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Anna Brech
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