H is for Hawk Cropped for blog

In this extract from the Samuel Johnson and Costa Prize winning H is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald introduces the art of ringing wild goshawks.

Missing crop for blog

How do you solve a mystery when you can’t remember the clues?

Read an extract from Emma Healey’s award winning debut, Elizabeth is Missing.

HIRES The Enchanted April crop

After a spot of August reading inspiration? Look no further as Senior Editor for Vintage Classics, Frances Macmillan has shared her top ten gardens in literature.

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Written before the beloved To Kill A Mockingbird but only recently rediscovered, Go Set A Watchman sees Scout, grown up and living in New York, returning to Alabama to confront her feelings about her hometown. Read the first chapter of the book we’ve all been waiting for.

A short and sweet novella, written by the teenage Françoise Sagan that scandalised 1950s France, Bonjour Tristesse is the shimmering, stylish story of Cécile over one hot summer. Here we take a look at the design of the book since it was first published by Penguin in 1956.