Book Blog

Thoughts from a debut writer on attending ThrillerFest.

Author Q&A

Nadia Hashimi’s deeply affecting debut novel follows the thread of destiny that weaves through two generations of Afghan women.

Author Q&A

Like snuggling in a comfy chair with a good book and a cup of tea, Niall Williams’ History of the Rain is a delicious treat for readers.

Book Blog

Public opinion aside, Hachette is hardly the victim in its dispute with Amazon.

Beyond The Book

What do literary types have queued up on their nightstands and ready to read before lights-out? We asked a couple of them, and here’s what they said.

Beyond The Book

It’s hard to believe, but 2014 is halfway over. Below, some of the Independent’s staffers share the best books they’ve read so far this year. Here’s hoping the next six months offer just as many amazing titles!

Book Club Hub

What's been flying off the shelves since January? Read on to find out!

Author Q&A

Here, the author of the recently released The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation Is Changing the Middle East, discusses that region, politics, and the writing life.