Fiction

  • New fairytales by Rebecca Solnit, Malorie Blackman, Jeanette Winterson and Kamila Shamsie.
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    Kamila Shamsie and Malorie Blackman to write feminist retellings of fairytales

  • Sally Rooney first photos
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    Sally Rooney’s Normal People TV show: Get ready for your first look

  • November books
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    The 11 best fiction and feminist reads for November

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10 books by Margaret Atwood you need to read.
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From The Handmaid's Tale to The Blind Assassin, discover Margaret Atwood’s unmissable books

Feminist, unflinching, funny and addictive – these are the Margaret Atwood books everyone should own.

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Francesca Brown
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Bernardine Evaristo won the Booker Prize 2019.
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“There’s everything to play for”: Bernardine Evaristo meets Black Girls Book Club

The first black woman to win the Booker discusses her long career with the founders of Black Girls Book Club.

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Natalie A Carter and Melissa Cummings-Quarry
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Best horror books written by women
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The best horror books by women to get you ready for Halloween

If you’re looking for the undead or some scary supernatural happenings, look no further.

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Francesca Brown
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Elena Favilli is writing Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World.
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Bestselling book series to celebrate the immigrant women who changed the world

More inspirational feminist stories.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Sarah Shaffi
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The best YA books that you’ll love as an adult

Who says YA is just for teenagers?

The best books about witches.
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11 of the best books about witches

These books will cast a spell over you.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Woman reads 2009 books
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The books we fell in (and sometimes out of) love with in 2009

The novels we couldn't stop talking about.

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Sarah Shaffi
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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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Matilda by Roald Dahl - special edition with foreword by Katherine Rundell.
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Katherine Rundell on why Matilda would be battling to save the world from climate change

"Now that Matilda is in her 30s, I think she would be even more enormously in love with the world than she was as a girl."

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Stylist Team
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Life

50 banned books from recent history (including Harry Potter)

These are the 50 most surprising and unlikely novels to have been banned, censored and challenged throughout history.

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Stylist Team
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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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Lauren Geall
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This Instagram account highlights the surprising mental health benefit of being a movie fan

Humans of Cinema encourages people to share letters addressed to their favourite characters and films – and the results are moving.

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5 quick and delicious books to re-read on a Bank Holiday Monday afternoon

Chomp your way through these throwback delights

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Anna Brech
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Reading can help with mental health issues
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Get reading: this is how books can impact your mental health

Books can take us to faraway lands, and they’re also powerful enough to help with mental health.

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Christina Quaine
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Barack Obama's summer 2019 reading list.
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The books you need to read this summer, as recommended by Barack Obama

Your reading list, sorted.

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Sarah Shaffi
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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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Life

The Goldfinch: Watch the dramatic new trailer for Donna Tartt’s upcoming adaptation

This has Oscar nominations written all over it.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Why we need to stop forcing ourselves to finish books we hate

There are too many good books, why spend time on one you don't like?

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Sarah Shaffi
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Francesca Brown
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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...

Judith Krantz has died at the age of 91.
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Beyond sex and shopping – why books about women deserve more respect

Yes, Judith Krantz wrote about sex and shopping, but her books were also about so much more.

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Daisy Buchanan
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