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5 books by women to buy with the new £10 note


It’s official! The new Jane Austen £10 note is now in circulation. We’re over the moon to see a woman (and a woman writer, no less) on UK…

Fri 22 September, 2017

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10 Women in Translation to Discover Now


Did you know it’s Women in Translation Month? Less than a third of all literary translations published in the UK are written by women, and the ones that…

Tue 22 August, 2017

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Brilliant Reads at the Baileys Prize & Grazia Book Club…


Last night, at Foyles Charing Cross Road, four inspiring women came together to discuss their favourite, formative books. Chaired by novelist and Baileys Prize co-founder Kate Mosse our brilliant panel included…

Wed 7 June, 2017

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Baileys Prize judges on their favourite books


At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, we brought together a line-up of Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judges past and present, including 2017…

Tue 16 May, 2017

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Chapter One: Do Not Say We Have Nothing


‘This book is amazing. It’s about revolution, music and how people behave in very difficult situations’ – Sara Pascoe Over the coming weeks leading up to the announcement of…

Fri 12 May, 2017

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The 8 Best Crime Books from the Thriller Queens


At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road, we brought together a line-up of internationally bestselling writers to talk about what makes a great thriller. The…

Mon 1 May, 2017

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Stay With Me: Chapter One


‘I love this book… A vital, fresh moving debut.’ – Tessa Ross, 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Chair of Judges Over the coming weeks leading up to…

Mon 1 May, 2017

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The 8 best funny books, from the Queens of Comedy


At the Baileys Prize Book Bar, at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road earlier this month, we brought together four brilliantly funny women to talk books and comedy. The wonderful…

Thu 20 April, 2017

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The Dark Circle: Chapter One


‘Great relationships, fabulous colourful characters and a gripping story.’ – 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judge Katie Derham Over the coming weeks leading up to the announcement of…

Wed 19 April, 2017

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Turn over a new leaf: six books by women


2017 is well and truly here, and, if you’re anything like us, that means New Year’s reading resolutions and a pile of brand new books. To give you…

Mon 9 January, 2017

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The books the 2017 judges will rediscover this Xmas


The festive season is the perfect time to relax (preferably in a comfy chair, in front of a roaring fire) with an old favourite and lose yourself in…

Wed 21 December, 2016

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Literary listen: Cynthia Bond


Busy week? Sit back, relax and take ten minutes out for a little bit of literary escapism… Make yourself a drink (why not a Baileys?), pop in your…

Mon 28 November, 2016

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