Jim Crace's new novel Harvest, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013, will also be his last. A bewitching semi-mythological tale, Harvest is about a way of life that has been lost forever.
World Book Day - scourge of disorganised parents (that's us) everywhere. What inspired - or desperate - costume feats have you pulled off in the past? Post your pictures for a chance to win a Hugless Douglas bear or books from World Book Day authors.
Bookclub: Author Curtis Sittenfeld joined us online to discuss her latest novel Sisterland. During the webchat she talked about earthquake predictions, the wonder of identical twins and the MN biscuit emoticon.
Apply for a free copy of non-fiction choice for February, She Left Me The Gun by award-winning Guardian journalist Emma Brockes. In this beautifully written memoir, Emma presents a compassionate account of a woman on a mission to forget who she used to be - and her daughter's determination to unearth the truth.
To celebrate the 10th birthday of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, we asked Mumsnetters what book they'd give to their 10-year-old self. The responses were many and varied; we've rounded up 20 of the most popular.
If Goodnight Moon was the last book you finished and your brain is starting to atrophy, it's high time you joined Mumsnet book club. Brain-stimulating banter guaranteed. And free copies of our chosen books up for grabs, too.