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

Ten fictional females who inspire Caroline Lucas

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