Your one-stop-shop for author interviews, live recordings, new writing, events, exhibitions, competitions and more. Click on any of the buttons below to begin, and look out for the enCounter Culture tags under your favourite titles instore.
Fiona McFarlane, author of hit debut The Night Guest, on dementia, unreliable narrators and tigers
Orange Prize winner Helen Dunmore on her new novel, The Lie, and the trauma suffered by soldiers during the Great War
Anna Whitwham, author of Boxer Handsome, on alcohol, masculinity and the place of boxing clubs at the heart of local communities
Sinéad Morrissey wins the T S Liot Prize for Poetry for hercollection, Parallax
Win top-price tickets to Michael Morpurgo's War Horse at the National Theatre (closing date: 6th February)
Louise Doughty on her bestseller, Apple Tree Yard: hidden rooms in Parliament and storytelling barristers
The Philosophy of Marx: Étienne Balibar in conversation with Alberto Toscano - sign up for our event on 29th January
Guardian First Book Award-shortlisted Lottie Moggach on Kiss Me First: her agent's revolutionary advice and the importance of Post-Its
Graeme Simsion talks about The Rosie Project: geeks, Asperger's and dressing up as a duck
Win a pair of tickets to Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury at the Gielgud Theatre
To mark International Women's Day, author Joanna Walsh, creator of the #readwomen2014 campaign, explains why Marguerite Duras has been such an inspiration to her writing.
Kieran, from our St Pancras branch, identifies some of the best intelligent football writing coming out of small independent publishers.
Rachael Chadwick introduces 60 Postcards, the remarkable project that invited strangers to take part in a moving tribute to her late mother.