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Netflix’s Rebecca: Armie Hammer and Lily James as Mr and Mrs de Winter.

Lily James positively shines in the first trailer for Netflix’s Rebecca

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Quiz: which feminist literary heroine are you?

Are you a Matilda Wormwood, a Hermione Granger, or someone else completely? Take our quiz to find out.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Why Slytherin is the most underrated Harry Potter house

As the Warner Bros Studio Tour vows to finally do right by Hogwarts’ most maligned house, we take a look at what it really means to be a Slytherin.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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5 ways the new 'Emma' film relates to modern dating

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2020 is the year of debut novels, so get your pre-orders in now

A new decade calls for new voices. Thankfully, there’s plenty of fresh talent to stock your shelves with.

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Top 50 quotes on change from literature

All the inspiration you need for life's biggest moments of change

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Francesca Brown
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Why Jane Austen is as relevant and beloved as ever

2020 will see feminist novels, a film, a TV series and a play all inspired by her work.

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Francesca Brown
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The greatest ever Winnie the Pooh quotes for all moments in life

“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”

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Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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The 10 books people start but rarely finish, for bookworms in need of a challenge

Does your literary stamina stand the test of these unread titles?

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Anna Brech
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Francesca Brown
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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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The 100 most powerful and poignant closing lines from literature

These unforgettable payoffs will make you want to read the whole book.

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Abi Jackson
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The 50 most romantic quotes from literature
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Top 50 romantic quotes from literature

The greatest expressions of love ever written

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These 15 books taught us to have courage and be kind

After a divisive general election, curl up with a read that instills hope and restores faith.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Farewell poetry for the recently bereaved
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Farewell poetry and readings to remember loved ones by

25 beautiful and meaningful pieces of poetry and prose to help you say goodbye

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Kayleigh Dray
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Great female writers are nothing new – what’s new is recognition

Nobel committee chair Anders Olsson is wrong to say that we only "now" have great female writers.

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Emily Reynolds
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10 beautiful literary quotes to get you excited about autumn

Get yourself excited about autumn with these literary quotes.

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Hannah Connolly
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How Roald Dahl’s grief paved the way for his brave female protagonists

When Roald Dahl lost his beloved daughter, the tone of his writing noticeably shifted.

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Roald Dahl fans, we’ve been pronouncing his name wrong all this time

Dahl continues to surprise us, even now...

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Kayleigh Dray
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