A letter to booksellers from Jay Kristoff

Hello booksellers! Working on The Nevernight Chronicle has been a strange experience for me. Truth told, I had no idea if other people would love the MC as much as I did. I mean, she’s not even traditionally likeable. She swears, she smokes, she murders people. She’s stubborn and reckless and honestly, a little vain. … Continued


David Attenborough introduces the new edition of Life on Earth

‘Science has continued to make new discoveries that have illuminated and amplified the history of nature.’ David Attenborough introduces the new edition of Life on Earth. I still recall, with great clarity, the very first time I went to the tropics. Stepping out of the plane and into the muggy, perfumed air of West Africa … Continued


Joanna Glen introduces ‘The Other Half of Augusta Hope’

‘Let me be me! Perhaps that’s the heart-cry of the novel.’ Joanna Glen introduces The Other Half of Augusta Hope. I started writing The Other Half of Augusta Hope with the meaning of home buzzing in my mind. Neither Augusta nor Parfait can live within, or breathe inside, what’s supposed to be their home. And … Continued


Henry and Ian introduce their new cookbook, BISH BASH BOSH!

‘It’s our mission to show you just how deliciously wonderful eating plants can be. That’s why we exist. It’s what we do.’ Henry and Ian introduce their new cookbook, BISH BASH BOSH! which contains over 140 new, unmissable recipes from the creators of a plant-based revolution. We are massive food lovers, and we made the … Continued



A. J. Finn on writing his debut novel The Woman In The Window

AJ Finn talks us through the inspiration, influence and experience of writing his debut novel The Woman in the Window. Get ready for the biggest thriller of 2018… In the summer of 2015, six weeks before I began writing The Woman in the Window, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Worst birthday ever. For many … Continued


Leni Zumas on writing RED CLOCKS

Red Clocks is at once a riveting drama whose mysteries unfold with magnetic energy, and a shattering novel of ideas. With the verve of Naomi Alderman’s The Power and the prescient brilliance of The Handmaid’s Tale, Leni Zumas’ incredible new novel is fierce, fearless and frighteningly plausible. Here, she introduces the story. In the United … Continued


On Language – Christina Dalcher on writing VOX

An article by Christina Dalcher, author of the shocking debut, VOX which is published in paperback on 7th March 2019. I’ve had a forty-five-year love affair with language, and I’m talking about language with a capital L: that amazing faculty common to all humans in all places. Our ability to acquire language from a faded … Continued