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It’s not déjà vu: books you love are starting to look the same. Here’s why

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Alice Kemp-Habib
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15 books about courage and kindness to lift your spirits in uncertain times

In these uncertain times, curl up with a read that renews the spirit of hope.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Which feminist literary heroine are you most like? Take our quiz to find out

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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Christmas poetry: what to read at christmas
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25 Christmas poems that capture the spirit of the season

From kindness to chaos, these poems truly tap into the emotions and actions of the festive period.

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Sarah Shaffi
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6 must-read books to gift this Christmas

Literary gifting, sorted

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Amy Beecham
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It’s official: we’re finally getting the feminist James Bond we deserve next year

007 fans, history is well and truly being made.

The Miniaturist
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If you loved Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist, we’ve got an exciting announcement for you

A sequel is on its way.

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Hollie Richardson
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Stylist Literary Festival 2021
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Want to know what you need to be reading next? Find out at the Stylist Literary Festival

Join us for 20 unmissable author events this month with Lisa Taddeo, Matt Haig, Taylor Jenkins Reid, Annie Mac and many more.

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Stylist Team
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13 beautiful books that made us cry all the tears ever

Ideal reading for anyone in need of a cathartic sob…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hanya Yanagihara
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If you loved A Little Life, get ready for Hanya Yanagihara’s long-awaited new novel

To Paradise will be published next year.

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Hollie Richardson
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Normal People fans, here’s your first look at Sally Rooney’s new book

Here’s everything we know about Beautiful World, Where Are you.

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Hollie Richardson
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Bestselling author Charly Cox on how anyone can start writing poetry

"That you have a unique perspective on the world already means you have the capacity to write an excellent poem."

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Alice Porter
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Hollie Richardson
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9 gripping books to get you through the next few weeks

In case you've already raced through the pile on your bedside table.

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The top 10 reads bookworms start but rarely finish, for those 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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Taylor Swift
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Taylor Swift fans are convinced her surprise album has this link to Emily Dickinson

And they have presented their convincing case.

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Hollie Richardson
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Girl on a Train
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The Girl On The Train author Paula Hawkins has a gripping new thriller coming out

And we have the release date.

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Hollie Richardson
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Netflix’s Rebecca: Armie Hammer and Lily James as Mr and Mrs de Winter.
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Lily James positively shines in the first trailer for Netflix’s Rebecca

Confession: we dreamed we went to Manderley again after seeing this...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Podcasts about books.
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32 unmissable audiobooks narrated by your favourite celebrities

The best celebrity audiobooks.

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Rachel Brown
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Dolly Alderton
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The audiobook narrator of Dolly Alderton’s first novel has just been revealed

And we cannot wait to listen.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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25 classic books published under male pseudonyms are being re-released

And you can download them for free.

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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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