Read a range of exclusive interviews, from William Boyd on his latest novel, Sweet Caress, to Patrick deWitt on the eagerly awaited Undermajordomo Minor and Booker-longlisted Hanya Yanigahara on this year’s publishing sensation, A Little Life.
Read an extract and watch TV presenter Neil Oliver discuss his epic historical adventure Master of Shadows, plus extracts from Charlaine Harris' new novel The Day Shift; Sara Novic's debut Girl at War; and Antonia Fraser's The Pleasure of Reading.
Stephen Kelman selects his top ten novels; Amy Alward discusses the influence of J K Rowling; while Antonia Hodgson, author of The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins, looks at the Georgian public's fascination with the lives of criminals.
Let your imagination soar with novels, short stories and poetry for every taste in our Fiction books category. You may be interested in refining this rather massive list by classic or contemporary, crime and thrillers, science fiction and fantasy, romance and historical categories. As well as all the bestsellers, classic titles and prize winners you'd expect, there are many little-known and cult writers published by small independent presses and a global range of fiction in translation, that our staff recommend. Fiction remains one of the most popular subjects to listen to on audiobook and read on your eReader, PC or phone as an eBook. To refine your selection further just use the browse option on the left.
The Emergency Poet, Deborah Alma, explains how poetry, with its millennia of history, has long been recognised as the perfect way to soothe trouble minds.
Novelist Jo Bloom interviews Monty Goldman the Jewish East End anti-fascist campaigner who inspired her new novel, Ridley Road.
The author of The Breast Cancer Awareness Cookbook explains why diet and lifestyle are suich important factors in prevention and cure and presents one of the recipes from the book.