The Publisher Who Saved Dr. Zhivago
Dr. Zhivago is a classic novel and fascinating story. We didn't expect the tale behind it to be even more intriguing. From smuggling to sabotage, this is the book that had both the KGB and CIA scrambling. See why a plain, blue cloth, Russian-language edition just sold for £7,500.
Read: The Outcast by Sadie Jones
"Sadie Jones risked smashing a perfect thing when she signed up to adapt her book The Outcast (BBC1, Sunday) for television," reports The Guardian. News that your favourite book is hitting the screen is always met with equal parts fear and excitement. Thankfully, Iain Softley has done the dramatic novel justice with beautiful, restrained direction.
50 Essential Young Adult Novels
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.