The Magical Illustration of Arthur Rackham

In the late 19th to early 20th centuries, Arthur Rackham was among the most highly-regarded and sought-after illustrators in England. Known for his stunning watercolour abilities, his work ranged from ethereal and mystical to bold, bright and detailed.


Poldark Mania Sweeps UK

Ross Poldark (Poldark Book 1) by Winston Graham

When Winston Graham published the first Poldark novel in 1945, he could scarcely have imagined the impact. A dozen books, seven decades and two BBC series' later, the UK just can't get enough. Start at the beginning, and meet Ross Poldark.

Anthony Doerr Wins Pulitzer

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for All the Light We Cannot See. Ten years in the writing, the novel tells the magnificent story of a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France during WWII.

50 Essential Young Adult Novels

It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Don't let the label limit you - young adult or 'YA' fiction has plenty to offer seasoned readers, as well. With relatable situations and dynamic characters, some of the most riveting novels going are YA. We've chosen 50 not to miss.

10 Editions of Grimm's Fairytales

Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

For over two centuries, people have been reading the Fairy Tales first put out by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in 1812. From leather and gilt to decorated cloth, explore ten different, beautiful editions from over the years.