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15 books about courage and kindness to lift your spirits in uncertain times

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    The books read and loved by the Stylist team in 2021

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    Time to kill over Christmas? Read these 8 festive novels

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20 unforgettable opening lines from our favourite Christmas books

Tempted to cosy up with some Christmas and winter-themed books?

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28 books you need to add to your reading list before they come to the screen
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All the Light We Cannot See is just one of this year’s brilliant book adaptations

Check out the pages that are being brought to life on the big screen...

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The big fiction books for 2022
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The big new fiction books for 2022

The books you’ll be reading next year: thrillers, love stories, comic tales and more.

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Best book gift ideas for Christmas 2021
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The best book ideas for Christmas 2021

Gift ideas for book lovers – from the best thrillers to inspiring cook books.

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Read the founders of Black Girls’ Book Club poignant love letters to their younger selves

We’re not crying, you’re crying.

Best new memoirs 2021
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Real-life writing to love from Michaela Coel, Bernardine Evaristo and more

From Black British icons to escaping cults, discover incredible non-fiction to read now.

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Francesca Brown
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A beginner’s guide to speed reading for improved productivity

This technique is about to make your work life a whole lot easier.

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5 must-read novels to take on your next holiday

Beach books aplenty

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“What happened when I bumped into ‘the one that got away’ 15 years later”

Author Jenny Oliver on the one unexpected feeling she had when she met an old flame.

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Books to keep you going before the arrival of the new Sally Rooney
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Normal People fans should read these books

The sweetest of love affairs, tormented moments and heartache.

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Francesca Brown
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29 romantic books that are perfect company for the beach

These feel-good holiday reads are here to give you a serious boost.

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Lockdown’s most addictive Instagram account is now available as a book

It helped thousands of people get through the pandemic.

Booker Prize 2021 long list
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The 2021 Booker Prize longlist is your summer reading sorted

Get ready to add them to the pile.

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Hollie Richardson
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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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The most re-read books by the Stylist team
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Our favourite go-to books when times get tough

From Zadie Smith and Nora Ephron to James Baldwin and Stephen King.

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Francesca Brown
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Stylist Prize for Feminist Fiction
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Have a story you want to share? We want to hear from you

Submit your story for the chance to represented by the agency behind Elizabeth Day and Pandora Sykes.

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Claudia Winkleman
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10 books to get you through a rainy weekend, picked by Claudia Winkleman

Because all outdoor plans are probably cancelled.

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Hollie Richardson
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Summer’s must-read novel: Sorrow And Bliss by Meg Mason
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This is set to be one of the biggest books of the summer

Meet one of summer 2021’s biggest books: Sorrow And Bliss by Meg Mason.

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Francesca Brown
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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.

Lisa Taddeo's Animal and 4 other books to read this summer
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Lisa Taddeo’s first novel and 4 other books that will blow your mind this summer

From feminism to race and sexuality, these new books are shaking up reading lists.

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