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Win a copy of Red Joan on DVD


Red Joan arrives on DVD & Blu-ray™ on 19 August. We’re launching an exciting competition to celebrate. Enter for your chance to win a copy of the movie on DVD and a signed copy of Jennie Rooney’s best-selling novel. Read more »

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Radio 2 Book Club - The Woman in the White Kimono


The next book to be featured on the Jo Whiley Radio 2 Book Club will be The Woman in the White Kimono, a fascinating historical novel by Ana Johns. It was released on 15 July and Ana will be on the show on Monday 19 August. Read more »

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Win two tickets to a see a film at a Picturehouse Cinema near you


Based on the acclaimed novel by Emma Jane Unsworth, the hilarious new film, Animals, starring Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat is in cinemas across the UK from Friday 2 August. We have an exciting competition with an amazing prize – two tickets to see a film at a Picturehouse cinema and a copy of the novel. Read more »

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Judging the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize


Sue Wilkinson, former CEO of The Reading Agency, is one of the judges for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize 2019. We sat down with her for an exclusive chat about adventure writing, judging the prize, and her love of reading and travel. Read more »

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Longlist announced for the 2019 Booker Prize


The longlist, or ‘Booker Dozen’, for the 2019 Booker Prize was announced on Wednesday 24 July 2019. The Booker Prize is recognised as the leading prize for literary fiction written in English. The list of former winners features many of the literary giants of the last five decades: from Iris Murdoch to Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan to Hilary Mantel. Read more »