2018 in Books

  The Guardian has chosen Pat Barker’s The Silence of the Girls (Hamish Hamilton), Sebastian Faulks’ Paris Echo (Hutchinson) and Mohammed Hanif’s Red Birds…

Ayòbámi Adébáyò

  We are delighted to announce that Sarah Jessica Parker has picked Ayobami Adebayo’s STAY WITH ME  for the American Library Association’s Book Club Central…

LEAN ON PETE film news

We are thrilled to announce that Andrew Haigh’s adaptation of Willy Vlautin’s novel Lean on Pete has premiered at Venice Film Festival in competition today (Sept 1)…

Gillon Aitken

It is with deep sadness we announce that, after a period of ill health, Gillon Aitken has died peacefully this morning. A towering figure…

The 9th Life of Louis Drax Trailer

      Lionsgate has released a trailer for Alexandre Aja’s upcoming thriller based on Liz Jensen’s best-selling novel and starring Aaron Paul, Sarah Gadon and Jamie…

A Writer’s Room: Mark Haddon

The novelist on his basement office in Oxford, England, where he wrote some of his forthcoming collection, “The Pier Falls and Other Stories.”

Room Service

An assassination attempt on Margaret Thatcher inspires a masterly novel

The activist and the murderer

Justine van der Leun on the unlikely partnership between the apartheid regime’s most infamous killer and the woman searching for his victims’ remains.

A Political Romance

Daisy Hay’s essay on how the marriage of Benjamin and Mary Anne Disraeli broke every rule in the book

A Broadway Triumph

The theatre adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time opens in New York to fantastic reviews

Hail Mary Softball

Tara Clancy on her ragtag Queens softball team and their ultimate desperation play


One of the most thrilling and unpredictable rock bands ever?


How Edward St. Aubyn made literature out of a poisoned legacy

Alan Johnson

‘I thought I was writing something people would appreciate’


Andreas Campomar Picks His Favourite Latin American Goals