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Barack Obama's summer 2019 reading list.
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The books you need to read this summer, as recommended by Barack Obama

Your reading list, sorted.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Malorie Blackman talks Meghan Markle, Donald Trump and her new Noughts & Crosses book Crossfire
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Exclusive: Malorie Blackman talks Meghan, Trump and her new book Crossfire

“Crossfire is responding to politics and how it’s got so dirty,” explains Malorie Blackman.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Tayari Jones
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The black women writers you should have on your radar

This week we lost a literary titan, but Toni Morrison paved the way for a new generation of brilliant women

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Meena Alexander
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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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Christobel Hastings
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Three Women: the new TV series opening up a powerful conversation about female desire

Lisa Taddeo's bestselling book Three Women is getting the TV treatment.

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Why we need to stop forcing ourselves to finish books we hate

There are too many good books, why spend time on one you don't like?

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Sarah Shaffi
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This year’s must-read books, as chosen by Jenna Bush Hager

Add these to your summer reading list, pronto.

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Stylist Team
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The best non-fiction, addictive thrillers and moving stories: July books are here

Say hello to the 10 incredibly good books that will blow you away this summer...

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Francesca Brown
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Festival crowds at Glastonbury 2019
Life

15 festival horror stories guaranteed to give you glamping nightmares

From (very) fleeting romances to portaloo nightmares, these festival horror stories are too good not to share.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Notebook – starring Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling
Life

10 unrealistic love lessons we learned watching The Notebook

The Nicholas Sparks film taught us a lot about life. Or, at least, it tried to...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Judith Krantz has died at the age of 91.
Books

Beyond sex and shopping – why books about women deserve more respect

Yes, Judith Krantz wrote about sex and shopping, but her books were also about so much more.

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Daisy Buchanan
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Sarah Shaffi
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Literary festivals 2019: our pick of the UK’s best book festivals

Indulge your love of books with other fans.

Books

27 of the most comforting books to stop you feeling lonely

“It’s the equivalent of a cosy light in the window welcoming me in”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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LGBT reading list
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The best LGBTQ+ books to read this Pride month, and beyond

Nine books for your TBR.

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Stylist Team
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Profile view of a young woman sitting on a floor in a library and reading a book.
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16 powerful dystopian novels that every woman should read

Essential literature for uncertain times…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hallie Rubenhold has spoken about being trolled because of her book, The Five.
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This author has been trolled for writing about Jack the Ripper’s victims

Hallie Rubenhold's book ignores the killer in favour of the women he murdered.

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Sarah Shaffi
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The Comedy Women in Print Prize shortlist has been announced.
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Comedy Women in Print Prize announces inaugural shortlist

The Comedy Women in Print Prize has announced its shortlist, and prepare to laugh yourselves silly…

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Sarah Shaffi
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Summer reading
Books

The 11 summer books you NEED to add to your holiday reading list

Thrillers, millennial stories and incredible feminist non-fiction

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Francesca Brown
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Sarah Shaffi
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Emma Thompson, Emilia Clarke and Olivia Colman to share stories in Last Christmas book

Memories of Christmases past, present and future.

Reese Witherspoon on books and Big Little Lies.
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The real reason Reese Witherspoon loves books so much

It's all to do with the way women are represented.

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Sarah Shaffi
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