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Margaret Atwood’s most empowering quotes to live by

To celebrate The Handmaid’s Tale author turning 80, we remember her most inspirational moments.

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Reni Eddo-Lodge on how to navigate conversations about race in 2020

“There’s this weird polarisation of anti-racism and feminism in pop culture, when politically things feel further to the right than ever before.”

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Lauren Geall
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Candice Carty-Williams on why women feel imposter syndrome more than men

"While I know that I’ve worked hard, I’m still working out that this all still real."

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Introducing Stylist’s very special guest editor: Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay’s issue is packed with exclusive interviews and insightful discussions.

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When Roxane Gay met Candice Carty-Williams

The literary powerhouse gets deep and meaningful with 2019’s most exciting debut novelist.

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The 11 best fiction and feminist reads for November

From Elizabeth Strout to Emma Forrest, these 11 incredible books will excite your mind and heart this winter.

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Francesca Brown
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Struggling to write that book? Marian Keyes’ words on failure are the ultimate inspiration

And they apply to every area of your life.

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Hollie Richardson
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Elizabeth Day is talking all things How To Fail live on stage at Stylist Live Luxe

Here's why you should come along.

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The Style List: 29 empowering stories about and by brilliant women

Add these to your pile right now.

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Francesca Brown
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Best books of October 2019
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Autumn reads, breakout poetry and non-fiction books everyone will be talking about

October’s books are an unmissable mix of thrillers, true-life tales and iconic women writers.

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Francesca Brown
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September's best new books
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From poetry to feminism via memoir, thrillers and great reads, September’s books are incredible

Some of 2019’s biggest book releases are about to arrive on your reading list.

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Francesca Brown
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Jane Austen’s best quotes: words of wisdom to live by

Life advice from the literary great

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The black women writers you should have on your radar

This week we lost a literary titan, but Toni Morrison paved the way for a new generation of brilliant women

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Meena Alexander
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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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August books roundup
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The 10 new books you need for your August summer holiday

Charge up your holiday reading with August's best new fiction and non-fiction releases.

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Francesca Brown
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Podcasts for book lovers
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8 brilliant books podcasts to help you indulge your inner bookworm

Get closer to your favourite authors and books.

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Hollie Richardson
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The best non-fiction, addictive thrillers and moving stories: July books are here

Say hello to the 10 incredibly good books that will blow you away this summer...

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Francesca Brown
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Caitlin’s book club: 10 books from 1995 that are still pure gold

The top ten page-turners that have stood the test of time

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Francesca Brown
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The 11 summer books you NEED to add to your holiday reading list

Thrillers, millennial stories and incredible feminist non-fiction

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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...

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Francesca Brown
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