Category: Ones to Watch

Some of 2022’s Most Anticipated Books

  A new year means new books and we’re delighted to see so many of our titles picked up by the media as their most anticipated reads of 2022. Whether your to-be-read pile is already sky high or you’re in need of some inspiration to meet this year’s reading goal, our preview guide below shows… Read more »

Rediscovering Nature in the Modern World

‘The wisest book I’ve read for many years. Such a captivating blend of knowledge, practicality, insight, experience and truthfulness is very rare. Much more than a gardening book, much more than a guide to better mental health, it is a wholly convincing story of how troubled minds might find a way of reconnecting to themselves… Read more »

Gill Hornby talks Miss Austen on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

It was a pleasure to tune in this morning to hear Gill speak so eloquently and passionately about her new novel on Radio 4. The full interview is available to catch up with on BBC Sounds – after the moving and inspiring interview with Gail Porter – but here are a few choice snippets… GILL:… Read more »

Gill Hornby’s Miss Austen garners stellar weekend reviews

1840: twenty three years after the death of her famous sister Jane, Cassandra Austen returns to the village of Kintbury. She knows that, in some dusty corner of the sprawling vicarage, there is a cache of family letters which hold secrets she is desperate should not be revealed. As Cassandra recalls her youth and her… Read more »

Measures, Magicians, and the Marvelous Miss Austen

Everyone is back to work, your overflowing recycling bin has finally been emptied, and you’ve (hopefully) polished off the last of the now-slightly-stale mince pies… yes, it’s the first week of the new year, and what else can that mean but lists of 2020’s upcoming literary highlights?  SPOILERS: every single newspaper piece contains at least… Read more »