‘This book saved my life’: How The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse became a publishing phenomenon
With its message of empathy and self-care, artist Charlie Mackesy’s unusual picture book has captured a shared longing in these dark times – and won thousands of loyal fans in the process, reports Alice Vincent
Answered Prayers: the mysterious manuscript that devastated Truman Capote
It was meant to be his magnum opus. But extracts from Capote’s book, depicting the lives of his glamorous friends, saw him banished from social circles and his professional reputation in tatters. As documentary The Capote Tapes is released, here’s the story behind one of the most infamous unfinished novels of all time.
How Pandora Sykes escaped her phone
The author and co-host of The High-Low podcast has captured pre-lockdown life in her first book, How Do We Know We’re Doing It Right? Here she talks to Alice Vincent about digital detoxing, writing schedules and what she hopes the world will look like after.