Authors

  • Life

    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

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Books

    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.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Books

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

    Because who doesn’t love a quote?

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Books

    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.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Books

    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”

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    A UK pub has magically been renamed The JK Rowling

    But does it serve butterbeer?

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Books

    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

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Books

    Arundhati Roy leads Man Booker longlist, 20 years after first triumph

    Expand your reading repertoire with this year's nominees

    Posted by
    Anna Brech
    Published
  • Books

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

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

    Posted by
    Anna Brech
    Published
  • People

    Star Wars writer shares story of being sexually harassed on train

    “I’m telling this story to remind you that this is what women face every. Goddamn. Day.”

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published