R.F. Kuang talks Babel

Babel involves a full-throttled grappling with Victorian history and literature–the good, the bad, and the ugly.


Emilia Hart introduces Weyward

The greatest joy of reading is connection – in finding your own thoughts and experiences echoed on the page. I gave a lot of thought to this while writing my debut novel, Weyward.


Iona Rangeley introduces Einstein the Penguin

“When I first started writing Einstein The Penguin I was still a student. As a child I’d always wanted to write books for adults, so it’s funny that as soon as I became one I turned everything upside down and started writing for children…”




Author Q&A: Jay Kristoff on Empire of the Vampire

From the Sunday Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Nevernight Chronicle, comes Empire of the Vampire, a masterful new series. Here, Jay Kristoff answers some questions about writing the new book.


Where Did Mrs March Come From? by Virginia Feito

I was listening to the Overture from The Nutcracker when I first envisioned Mrs. March. She appeared to me fully-formed, in her fur coat and skirt suit, just walking down the street, as excited and hopeful as that flute, and I knew at that moment I was going to destroy her.


Jonas Jonasson introduces Sweet Sweet Revenge Ltd.

Sweet Sweet Revenge Ltd is the latest hilarious feel-good fiction from the internationally bestselling Jonas Jonasson and the most fun you’ll have in 2021. Here, he introduces the novel to readers.