Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers
The third book in the much loved Wayfarer series returns to Chamber's beautifully crafted outer space fantasy for another adventure filled installment.
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
This retelling of the tale of Rumplestiltskin is highly anticipated by fans of her first novel Uprooted.
There There by Tommy Orange
An NYT bestseller, this book uses twelve narrative voices to explore individual Native American characters and their relationships to their culture and a land that both belongs to them and was stolen from them.
Films and TV
In the 200th anniversary of Shelley's seminal work of dystopian fantasy horror this film explores her life and the inspiration behind the book.
- In A Free State
- Moon Tiger
- The English Patient
- Wolf Hall
- Lincoln in the Bardo
For the 50th Anniversary of the Man Booker Prize, the organisation is running a 'Golden' Booker award, with five judges nominating their favourites from each decade with the books being put to a public vote. While the vote is now closed you can still enjoy these books before the winner is announced on 8th July.
Man Booker Longlist
After the hype of the Golden Booker winner, we still have this year's longlist to look forward to and as always the question of which authors will make the cut is ambiguous as ever - keep your eyes peeled on 24th July to find out.
It's festival season and that means the book world too! Theakston's Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival is in Harrogate this month, while Latitude has a dedicated tent for lovers of literature and poetry. Ledbury's Poetry festival continues into July too offering variety for lovers of all kinds of literature.