The books everyone is talking about
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BookTok, and beyond
The generation revolutionising publishingThese days, nearly every bookstore has one: a table of novels, their authors spanning gender, sexuality, race, and ability, with a small placard featuring some variation on “BookTok recommends”; “BookTok faves”; or “As seen on BookTok”. The commercial power of BookTok – the subcommunity of social media platform TikTok where readers recommend, review and joke […]
BookTokkers: the single book that changed my life mostEvery day, BookTok influencers are recommending new reads, often grouped by a theme or trope: books to make you cry; enemies-to-lovers stories; queer coming-of-age. But what if they could pick one book – just one – that changed their life, and made them into the reader they are now? We pressed a handful of the UK’s most […]
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If you not only love having a great classic to read but also cherish the feel of a wonderful object, then these are the books for you. Bound in cloth and each individually designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith. Choose 3 for £33
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The multi-award-winning Penguin Podcast is a fortnightly interview series in which authors explore their literary lives through some of the objects that have inspired their work.
Puffin and LadybirdView more
- Crafts & activities
3 back to school games for kidsNeed some help easing your little ones into the new school year? Daisy Upton shares lots of simple and accessible five-minute activities to prepare children for starting school in her book Five Minute Mum: Time For School. We've picked out our favourite writing, spelling and maths games.
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- In Conversation
Life Lessons with Oliver Burkeman, 9 September 2022Burkeman has shelved the need for top tips for productivity and will share how we can understand our time on this earth, how that understanding can positively impact how we live our lives for the better and the journey that Oliver experienced to come to this realisation.
- In Conversation
Life Lessons with Dr Rangan Chatterjee, 9 September 2022Hear first-hand on the medical theory that Dr. Chatterjee has dedicated his life to, how he reached this discovery, and hear his insights into the science of happiness and the simple ways to put yourself back in control of your health