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    A much-loved cult classic book is finally getting a sequel

    A welcome return for one of the most gloriously depraved characters ever

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    Tom Victor
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    20 things you (probably) didn't know about Stephen King

    Find out something new about the King of horror

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    Shortlist Team
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    I judged the Man Booker Prize shortlist by their covers

    They say to never judge a book by its c- you get the idea

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    Gary Ogden
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    This artist turns famous love songs into Stephen King book covers

    Every single one is perfect

    Posted by
    Gary Ogden
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    Terry Pratchett's unfinished novels run over by a steamroller

    Flatter than Discworld itself

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    Gary Ogden
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    These animated geometric vintage book covers are mesmerising

    Get your head spinning

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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    The 10 best books of 2017, according to Amazon

    Need something for your holiday? Get one of these

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    Tom Victor
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    Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington Bear, dies age 91

    He brought joy to millions of childhoods

    Posted by
    Gary Ogden
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    Everyone's taking the piss out of Brooklyn Beckham's photography book

    Are they being too harsh on the kid?

    Posted by
    Carl Anka
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    The 30 most memorable literary fathers

    These book dads certainly left an impression

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    I judged the International Booker Prize shortlist by their covers

    So the saying doesn't go

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    Gary Ogden
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    Women fancy men who read and this is the book that impresses them most

    But it doesn't work the other way

    Posted by
    Tom Mendelsohn
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    The physical Amazon bookstore is using really cool ways to group books

    Online meets the real world

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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    14 new books you need to read in April

    The best picks for your reading pile this month

    Posted by
    Dan Dalton
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    This bookshop is giving clickbait titles to all the classics

    "Teenage girl tricked boyfriend into killing himself" - anyone?

    Posted by
    Emily Reynolds
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    These bored book store employees deserve all the Instagram followers

    Bookface goes French at Librairie Mollat

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    Dave Fawbert
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    Philip Pullman has just saved us all from Real Life

    Here's what we know about 'Book of Dust'

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    Orwell’s 1984 book sales spike after Trump’s inauguration

    We've gone full blown Orwellian now

    Posted by
    Jamie Carson
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    Mark Twain's unfinished children's story to be released this year

    Find out when The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine will hit the shelves

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    These are the books Barack Obama says everyone should read this year

    Be like Barack

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    Sam Diss
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    The best new books of 2017

    New year, new reads

    Posted by
    Sam Diss
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    Donald Ray Pollock: Inside the mind of a nightmare specialist

    Modern master of disturbing prose on the moments from page & screen that made him who he is

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    Harry Potter fans can now discover their Patronus

    Don't lie, you want to give it a go, don't you?

    Posted by
    David Cornish
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    Your chance to see excellent US author Donald Ray Pollock

    And also have a beer! Win win

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    Return to a nineties classic: Chuck Palahniuk on Fight Club

    20 years since Fight Club, the author tells us how he’d rewrite his seminal novel for 2016

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    Details announced for new Partridge book

    'Nomad' will arrive this autumn

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    13 famous books that had very different working titles

    13 famous books that had very different working titles

    Posted by
    Chris Sayer
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    George RR Martin has just confirmed this brilliant GOT fan theory

    A badass character gets a badass back story

    Posted by
    David Cornish
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    Twitter account Photoshops 90s’ books to give them titles they deserve

    Twitter account Photoshops retro kids’ books to give them the titles they deserve

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    You're going to want these stunning new Shakespeare books

    The books your bookshelf deserves

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    David Cornish
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    Shakespeare's First Folio has been discovered on a Scottish island

    Shakespeare's First Folio has been discovered on a Scottish island

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    The best books under 100 pages every man should read

    The best books under 100 pages every man should read

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    Chris Sayer
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    Karl Ove Knausgaard: the author every man should know about

    Read him and weep

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    Irvine Welsh on the return of Begbie & the history of the hardman

    The creation, and return, of his famous character, and the history of the working-class hardman

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    Author Harper Lee dies aged 89

    The 'To Kill A Mocking Bird' writer passes away

    Posted by
    Joe Ellison
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    This is the presidential candidate that scares Stephen King the most

    And no, it's not Donald Trump

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    The 10 most borrowed library books list makes for very macho reading

    The 10 most borrowed library books list makes for very macho reading

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    Chris Sayer
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    Count Dracula was actually inspired by 'a priest from Devon'

    Count Dracula was actually inspired by 'a priest from Devon'

    Posted by
    Chris Sayer
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    Listening to J R R Tolkien read 'Lord of the Rings' is amazing

    Listening to J R R Tolkien read 'Lord of the Rings' is amazing

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    The most checked-out book at the UN library is a bit awkward

    The most checked-out book at the UN library is a bit awkward

    Posted by
    Joe Ellison
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    Which Stephen King character are you?

    Which Stephen King character are you?

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    George R R Martin has some bad news about his next book

    George R R Martin has some bad news about the next Game of Thrones book

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    The 20 mightiest small book shops in the UK

    The 20 mightiest small book shops in the UK

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    Chris Sayer
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    A haunting literary character map of London

    A haunting literary character map of London

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    The day jobs that inspired famous authors

    The 9 to 5s that inspired great literary works

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    10 underrated novels from great authors

    10 underrated novels from great authors

    Posted by
    Joe Ellison
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    Morrissey’s been nominated for the Bad Sex In Fiction Awards

    Morrissey’s been nominated for the Bad Sex In Fiction Awards

    Posted by
    Joe Ellison
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    10 weird writing habits of famous authors

    10 weird writing habits of famous authors

    Posted by
    Emily Badiozzaman
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    A beautiful Great American Novel map

    A literary tribute

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    Which of These Men is The Greatest Living British Writer?

    Have your say in the greatest ShortList issue

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