GUEST BLOG: When dictionaries get it wrong
Paul Anthony Jones, author of Word Drops: A Sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities, explains why dictionaries aren't always the last word.
Judging a debut novel award
Jonathan Ruppin, a judge for debut novel award the Desmond Elliott Prize, looks at why literary awards for first-time writers are so important and explains why the criteria are a little different from other prizes.
GUEST BLOG: A rolling Stoner
Frances Macmillan, Senior Editor at Vintage Classics, looks at how John Williams' Stoner, published 50 years ago, was rescued from obscurity and eventually became acknowledged as a 20th-century classic.
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