All the book news you need to know, on a need-to-know basis.

We understand how busy you are and how difficult it is to keep up with all the book news that’s being thrown at you every day. To make your life a little easier, we’ll compound the most important bits into 1 blog post every week, exactly telling you what you need to know. Please don’t worry your pretty little head about the possibility of propaganda or censorship. We’ll do that for you.

Quentin Blake will do the artwork for a new Beatrix Potter story.

How comics became literature. Pair this with why novelists are drawn to writing about superheroes.

Hazzlit takes a look again at In Cold Blood, right in time for its 50th anniversary.

How to adapt 2666 by Roberto Bolaño as a stage production.

The Independent has done our work for us and picked the best book club books for 2016. We’re just gonna sit back and relax.

Super Sad True Love Story is being adapted for TV by Ben Stiller.

Take a look at the history of terrorism in literature.

A closer look at 7 science fiction libraries and what the future might have in store for us.

The use of silences in Virginia Woolf’s works. Read it and immediately get tickets for our talk show Bored of Feminism?

How to throw yourself a book launch party.

What rare books were sold for the biggest sum last year?

The art of books that aren’t books.

What books do students at Ivy League schools read?

Publishing now seems to belong to white women.


Bored to Death book club is set up by two sisters who love to read and have nothing better to do than to start a book club.

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