So many books, so little time


What to read and why

"Sandwiched between old Italian ladies and the pro …

An extract from Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

"The shape of her mouth forming silent words – car …

An extract from The Futures by Anna Pitoniak

Meet this year’s most unlikely heroine...

An extract from Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Literary Festival


Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction

Why do we love to talk about books?

Reni Eddo-Lodge

Talking about race in today's Britain

The Moth

The Moth bring one of their unique Story SLAM events to The Emerald Street Literary Festival


Win a course at City Lit plus a copy of Not Workin …

Five runner-up winners will also receive a copy of Lisa Owen's hilarious novel Not Working