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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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Best Pulitzer Prize winners by women
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10 incredible Pulitzer Prize winners by women

The women who have won the biggest prize in fiction.

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Francesca Brown
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March 2020 best new books
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The best new books out in March 2020

From memoirs to #MeToo thrillers, discover the books everyone will be talking about.

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Francesca Brown
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Most encouraging quotes from literature.
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Don’t let them grind you down with these encouraging quotes

From Margaret Atwood and Zadie Smith to Roald Dahl, take heart from these inspiring quotes.

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Francesca Brown
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Francesca Brown
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Eimear McBride to Marian Keyes: 9 new books to read this February

Essential new book buys for your reading list.

The best books to read in the new year.
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10 books everyone will be reading in January 2020

Memoirs, essays and thrillers to shake up your reading.

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Francesca Brown
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Inspirational quotes from literature
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30 of literature’s most inspirational quotes about strength

In need of some support and inspiration? Maya Angelou, Michelle Obama, Harper Lee and more have encouraging words for you.

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Francesca Brown
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best books 2020
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The 29 books everyone will be raving about in 2020

Hilary Mantel, Eimear McBride, Layla Saad – here are the new books to pre-order now.

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Francesca Brown
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Best historical fiction by women.
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Incredible reads based on true-life tales

Unmissable historical books from Hilary Mantel to Yaa Gyasi.

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Francesca Brown
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Anne Boleyn: 500 Years of Lies
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Finally, Anne Boleyn’s real story of abuse and violence is being exposed

This is why we need to learn from her history.

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Hollie Richardson
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November books
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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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Francesca Brown
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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.

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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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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The 10 best women in literature, chosen by MP Caroline Lucas

Ten fictional females who inspire Caroline Lucas

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