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December: A Month in Books

We've rounded up some of December's best new book releases, because you can never have too many books!

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Top Tips for Surviving Christmas: A Reader's Guide

Christmas can be a tough time for readers, so we've compiled a list of top tips to help you get through the day as painlessly as possible.

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10 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Arthur Conan Doyle

To mark the 230th anniversary of A Study in Scarlet's publication we've pulled together 10 fun facts about the book and author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Children’s Book of the Month: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane

Enter to win a signed copy of the Scots version of the beloved wizarding novel!

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Matt Haig: 5 Books That Changed My Life

Matt Haig talks books, evolution... and All Bran.

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Friday Fun: Can You Guess The Book from These Picture Clues?

Time to have some fun! Can you guess which famous novels these clues point to?

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Top 10 Songs Inspired by Books

Drumroll please... The top 10 songs inspired by books or poems, as voted by you, are...

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How I Started a Book Group for Men

How I Started a Book Group for Men

Austin Flynn tells us how his book group for men got started

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Fiona Hyslop: Looking Beyond Book Week Scotland

The Culture Secretary for Scotland talks about why she loves Book Week Scotland and what the government is doing to promote reading and support libraries throughout Scotland

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Sara Sheridan: My 5 Literary Heroines

Find out which crime writer kicked off her love of books, the Victorian adventuress who inspired a novel, and the author she was most excited to meet at the Edinburgh Book Festival in our exclusive video!

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