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Fashion

18 glamorous fashion books to add to your reading list

Consider this a makeover for your bookshelf.

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Lara Faye
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Careers

Emma Gannon: “Coronavirus will change the way we work in the future profoundly”

The multi-hyphen freelancer has some tips for self-employed people right now.

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Hollie Richardson
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Books

Harry Potter fans: a new audiobook is being released next week (and here’s an exclusive clip)

And 30 other brilliant audiobooks.

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Rachel Brown
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People

Dream jobs: what it’s like to sell rare books for a living

Owner of a bookshop that sells rare literature by women, find out what she stocks in this interview.

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Izzy Hambley
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Kayleigh Dray
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The 9 best free audiobooks available on Audible now

Lockdown life getting you down? Try listening to one of these brilliant books…

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People

Remarkable Women Awards: Margaret Atwood wins Icon of the Year award

The Handmaid's Tale author on what her icon status means to her

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Stylist Team
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Books

How to start an online book club, and the top Instagram accounts to inspire you

To keep you company while self-isolating.

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Hollie Richardson
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Fashion

Aimee Lou Wood addresses new roles, insecurities and fashion

“I found my therapist after reading about her in Dolly Alderton’s book.”

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Megan Conner
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Dystopian novels every woman should read
Books

19 powerful dystopian novels that every woman should read

Essential literature for uncertain times…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Books

27 comforting books to stop you feeling lonely

“This book is the equivalent of a cosy light in the window welcoming me in.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Aiden Wynn
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How to support your favourite indie bookshop during the coronavirus crisis

There's plenty we can do to help

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Long Reads

22 brilliant articles to read while working from home

Don't say we never treat you.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Boy bullied for his book review Instagram account now has 361K followers

The internet has come together to support this teen's love of books

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Aiden Wynn
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Books

31 lines from our favourite books that have stayed with us forever

These uplifting lines from literature will brighten up even the darkest of days.

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Hayley Spencer
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Long Reads

Why do we want to watch disaster films in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic?

Everyone is watching Contagion and reading Station Eleven right now. But will this soothe your anxieties or exacerbate them?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Books

The books that shaped Lauren Steadman

The Paralympian shares the stories she raced through.

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Francesca Brown
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Books

The Toni Morrison novels everyone should read, from The Bluest Eye to Beloved

She won a Pulitzer and a Nobel Prize for a reason, friends

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Meena Alexander
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Megan Murray
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“Owning a bookshop is my dream job. But does the reality live up to the fantasy?”

Warning: it's not all movie stars and affordable west London rent like Notting Hill would have you believe.

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Long Reads

“How running every day has made me happier – and why it can for you, too”

Bella Mackie turned to running after a marriage breakdown and a mental health crisis. She hasn’t looked back since.

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Bella Mackie
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