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For Ian Rankin, authors may die, but great characters live on

Edinburgh crime novelist Ian Rankin spoke with us about his new book, a collaboration with and tribute to his literary hero, the late William McIlvanney.

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Recent novels with plucky heroines

Novelist Heather Tucker, author of The Clay Girl, recommends her favourite recent novels featuring strong, resilient women.

Kobo Staff Picks

What's Chenise reading?

Chenise from our bookselling team recommends Summer Sons, a queer Southern gothic story with shades of dark academia and street racing.

Author Interviews

Zoraida Córdova on her divine new novel

Zoraida Córdova, author of the Brooklyn Brujas and Hollow Crown series spoke to us about how she juggles her many projects and how she wrote her new book.

Author Interviews

Lia Louis on escapism and coincidence

We spoke with British novelist Lia Louis about escaping COVID lockdown through writing and why she loves plots that play with coincidence.

New & Hot Reads

77 new eBooks and audiobooks coming out October 5 - 18, 2021

New eBooks and audiobooks out the weeks of October 5 and 12 including the new thriller from Louise Penny & Hillary Clinton, plus life-giving dog care tips.

Big Ideas

Tour the spookiest haunted houses in fiction

Horror novelist Stephen Graham Jones takes readers on a tour of his favourite haunted houses in fiction, from 1959 all the way to 2021.

Recommended Reading

Books for fans of Netflix's Squid Game

For fans of Netflix's Squid Game, here's a list of eBooks and audiobooks featuring desperate contestants competing for the ultimate prize: survival.

New & Hot Reads

48 new eBooks and audiobooks coming out September 28 – October 4, 2021

New eBooks and audiobooks out the week of September 28: Nicholas Sparks' latest (and a Spark from Helen Hardt) plus Anthony Doerr's long-awaited new book.

Big Ideas

Roland Gulliver: Reimagining the Toronto International Festival of Authors

Follow The Reader is our series featuring unconventional leaders and trailblazers. In February 2020, Roland Gulliver, former associate director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, was appointed director of the prestigious Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA). Honoured and excited, his aim was to expand, reboot and re-energize...

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