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What we’re reading: Carrie Fisher, Angie Thomas and the Mekong Review

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films and TV shows we’re watching, and the music we’re listening to. Bronte Coates is reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas’s debut YA novel has generated a lot of buzz, and it’s definitely deserved. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, The Hate U Give is …

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Here’s why you should read Big Little Lies

If the buzz around the new TV adaptation of Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies hasn’t yet convinced you to read this novel, then let our booksellers tempt you with their rave reviews

‘Liane Moriarty’s novel is as good as everyone says. The writing is funny and fast-paced; the narrative is packed with plot twists and turns.’

Chris Gordon, event

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Walter Scott Prize longlist 2017

The longlist for the 2017 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has been announced.

Here is the full longlist of 13 titles:

A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes Days Without End by Sebastian Barry Crane Pond by Richard Francis The Dark Circle by Linda Grant The Vanishing Futurist by Charlotte Hobson The Good

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