IBTimes UK meets the authors trying to educate our minds and palettes at this year's literary festivals.
The latest commuter-friendly paperbacks from Scarlett Thomas, Juan Gabriel Vásquez and more.
Towel Day, on 25 May, celebrates the life and work of science fiction author and humorist Douglas Adams.
New book shows why poor Britons have no chance of breaking into the country's elite.
A new book features cute photo-booth-style portraits of dogs in animal shelters.
The illustrated version of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone saw high demand in 2015.
For the first time since 2011, ebook sales have dropped by a small percentage.
Literary award comes of age with five exciting authors on the shortlist. But is it time for a rethink?
A series of human stories from the refugee crisis, featuring dramatic and dangerous voyages to safety.
The Harry Potter author admits on Twitter that his death made her cry
Librarian told the woman she will not be charged a late fine, because she was issued the book as a child.
Check out IBTimes' reviews of the finest YA fiction ahead of the awards on 2 June.
The day is also celebrated as the World Copyright Day.
Thousands of free books will be handed out on World Book Night, celebrated on Shakespeare's birthday.
Many spin-off books mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of our best-loved novelists.