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6 Books set on Distant Shores

Over the years, the Women’s Prize for Fiction has travelled across continents, with incredible writers hailing from every corner of…

Thu 4 August, 2022

Alice in Wonderland

Fantasy reads to take you down the rabbit hole

July 4th marks Alice in Wonderland Day. Published in 1865, Lewis Carroll’s work of nonsense remains a cornerstone of British…

Thu 7 July, 2022


Your Royal Reading List

As we approach the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend, we thought it was a good time to take a look at…

Mon 30 May, 2022


The books by women every man should read

In her bestselling book The Authority Gap, our current Chair of Judges Mary Ann Sieghart revealed research showing that most…

Tue 24 May, 2022

Big Jubilee Read

The Big Jubilee Read

To celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, The Big Jubilee Read gathers together ten works of fiction for every decade of the…

Wed 4 May, 2022


Baroness Lawrence: ‘Education can take you anywhere’

This week on the Women’s Prize podcast Vick Hope is joined by the extraordinary campaigner and author Baroness Doreen Lawrence…

Sun 1 May, 2022


Books on nature

Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. It is a time to…

Thu 21 April, 2022


Books for Spring

Inspired by the days getting longer and lighter, we’ve put together a selection of books that embody the hopefulness of…

Mon 11 April, 2022