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Win 10 copies of Jack and Bet for your reading group


Manchester author Sarah Butler writes about how the elderly protagonists of her latest novel, Jack and Bet would cope in the current pandemic in their small flat in Elephant and Castle. Read on to find out how to win 10 copies of Jack and Bet for your reading group. Read more »

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Radio 2 Book Club - The Miseducation of Evie Epworth


The next book to be featured on the Jo Whiley Radio 2 Book Club will be The Miseducation of Evie Epworth, the wonderful debut novel by Matson Taylor. The book was released on 14 July and Matson will be on the show on Monday 10 August. Read more »

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2020 Booker Prize longlist announced


The longlist, or ‘The Booker Dozen’, for The 2020 Booker Prize has been announced, featuring the 13 books in contention for the leading prize in literary fiction written in English. Read more »

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Win 10 copies of Lowborn by Kerry Hudson


Activist and author Kerry Hudson shares why libraries are so close to her heart and must be protected at all costs. Read her moving piece and find out how to win 10 paperback copies of Lowborn, her powerful, personal agenda-changing exploration of poverty in today’s Britain, for your reading group. Read more »

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Focus on The Discomfort of Evening - International Booker Prize 2020


Six reading groups across the country have been reading the International Booker Prize 2020 shortlist and sharing their views online. Take a look at what one group thought about The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, translated by Michele Hutchison. Read more »