Read a range of exclusive interviews, from Sara Taylor on her Baileys-longlisted debut, The Shore to Miranda July on The First Bad Man and Jonathan Kemp on his new novel, Ghosting.
Read an extract from Kate Mosse's The Taxidermist's Daughter, plus a selection of Kate's favourite gothic novels.
In 'How to Make Exploding Spiders', Malcolm Pryce talks about the research he did into Boy’s Own readers’ letters for the writing of his new book, The Case of the 'Hail Mary' Celeste.
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.
Matt Brougton, Senior Designer at Vintage Books, reveals how he came up with the jacket design for Death and Mr pickwick, Stephen Jarvis' novel about the origins of The Pickwick Papers.
Emma Craigie's new YA novel deals with the traumatic topic of FGM. She explains how meeting campaigners prompted her to write about about the subject for a younger age group.
In the second of our occasional series of interviewers, presented in translation with English PEN, Margaret Jull Costa OBE talks about her translation of the Spanish bestseller Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco.