Former journalist and award-winning writer Jim Crace specialises in waiting for inspiration.
Beloved British writer Joanna Trollope returns in typical aga saga style with An Unsuitable Match.
In an alternate future, poverty, war and racism have been eliminated.
Dear Annie, I really wanted to like your book.
Objectively, this is a clever slip of a book.
Former journalist turned fiction writer Sarah Pekkanen has teamed up with her editor and friend Greer Hendricks for her latest novel.
In 1627, Barbary pirates struck a sneaky attack on the coast of Iceland, kidnapping hundreds of Icelanders to take back and sell into slavery, with the hope of bartering for hefty ransoms from Denmark.
Bees have been around for longer than humans - and some dinosaurs - and Milner explains why they matter.
"Get your characters up a tree, throw stones at them, then get them down from the tree," is an excellent piece of advice for storytellers in every genre.
What happens after we die?
Failed fantasists, visionary addicts and washed-up poets haunt the stories of this final collection from the late Denis Johnson, much-loved author of Jesus' Son.
Ashie was born in the 1930s and grew up in the teeming and tenement-packed east end of Aberdeen, where he started working life as a motor mechanic before getting a job in a large envelope-making factory which – hard to believe nowadays – was situated right beside the rail and bus station.
Sperring's written a simple, rhyming strand of text which explains neatly and succinctly that, however different we humans may look, we're all still important and beautiful in our own way.
The problem with a book jacket proclaiming its contents to be "explosively funny", is that, firstly, very little in general is ever "explosively funny", and a collection of essays, even less so.
Hailed by thriller heavyweights John Grisham and Lee Child, Need To Know is a debut novel from former CIA analyst Karen Cleveland (if that's even her real name).
Already being touted as the thriller of 2018, with a film adaptation already in development, it's worth investigating.
At times while reading The Last Wilderness, you feel like you could hear a pin drop around you.
The journalist and former dating columnist's first book looks back on her life with humour and a delightful lack of self indulgence.
Kerry Andrew is a London-based composer, performer and writer, and Swansong is her debut novel.
Imagine a world in which Facebook, Google, Wikipedia, Whatsapp and myriad more online tools all exist in one place – inside your brain.
This is Will Dean’s debut novel, and is set far from the East Midlands he grew up in.
Are we human, or animal? Well, a bit of both according to Sara Pascoe. Her literary debut takes an intelligent look at behaviour and evolutionary characteristics, and asks whether our genetic make-up or cultural background defines our gender and sexuality.
New York-based writer David Means is usually associated with the short story form, but here he makes his first foray into the "wide-open space" that a novel offers.
The bestselling author of A Short History Of Tractors In Ukrainian returns to page-turning form with this addictive tale of death, (a lack of) sex, and the London property market.
The best-selling author returns with a hilarious, heart-warming and happy-ever-after book which tells the story of Nina, who follows her heart, and her dreams, to a new life in the countryside.
Welcome to The Brilliant & Forever – a unique literary festival for a unique Scottish island.
You know the phrase, stick to your day job? Well I am so glad that Rob Ewing didn’t follow that way of thinking.
American academic Katie Roiphe has a track record of tackling tricky subjects, such as pay inequality and sexual politics.
The diversity and beauty of life is the metaphor for the eponymous sparkle jar in this very unconventional memoir from Springwatch presenter and conservationist Chris Packham.
It's 2029, and driverless cars, household cyborgs and children named after search engines are the norm - but so are water shortages, hyperinflation and the sight of commuters routinely weeping on their way to work.
If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise. But what happens in Robin Wasserman's Girls On Fire is no teddy bears' picnic.
One of the easiest to spot signs that a guide book is doing its job is that it survives into a 12th edition. That is the case with Scotland the Best, Peter Irvine’s fully revised guide to the finest features of the country.