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.

Rare Inscribed Copy of The Little Prince

Inscribed first edition of The Little Prince

A remarkable early copy of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic children's story featuring a drawing and a note of thanks to Dorothy Barclay, the reporter's assistant who helped the author estimate the number of stars visible from Earth, has gone on sale for £150,000.

Remembering Ruth Rendell (1930-2015)

Vanity Dies Hard by Ruth Rendell

Prolific crime writer Ruth Rendell has died at the age of 85. The British author wrote more than 60 novles in her 50-year career, including some written under her pen-name, Barbara Vine. Rendell's final novel, Dark Corners, is set to be published in October.

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.