Peter Cave Talks About Ethics

Should we aim to maximize happiness? Are there characteristics that we should foster within ourselves? Why is it important to act morally?

'The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union' by Serhii Plokhii shortlisted for the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize 2015

Six highly readable books on contemporary Russia and its history over the past century were today (Saturday March 7th) shortlisted for the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize 2015. 

'Ministers at War' author, Jonathan Schneer, discusses the two sides of Winston Churchill - writer and politician

Fifty years after Churchill’s death and seventy years after the end of the Second World War, Jonathan Schneer, author of Ministers at War, a gripping in-depth look at Britain’s wartime cabinet, an

Mick Conefrey on BBC 4's Timeshift

Mick Conefrey, author of Everest 1953, was interviewed abo

Oneworld Books make terrific Mother's Day gifts!

Want help finding that perfect gift for your mum? Here are some of our suggestions

Richard Adams appears on BBC South Today

One of Britain's best loved writers has made a rare public appearance.

Gerald MacLean discusses the future of Turkey

Watch Gerald MacLean discussing the future of Turkey on BBC World's GMT.

Marlon James on BBC WORLD TV's 'GMT'

In case you missed it – watch Marlon James speaking about A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS on BBC World TV's GMT programme:

Who Shot Bob Marley? A Night with authors Marlon James and Chris Salewicz, 23rd October, 7pm

Award-winnng writer Marlon James’s new novel A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS, set amidst the political tensions of Jamaica, examines the still-mysterious attempted assassination of Bob Marley in

A Brief History of Seven Killings - The Playlist

To celebrate the forthcoming release of A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James has put together an excellent playlist, which should get you nicely in the mood.

Gulp Shortlisted for the Winton Prize

Mary Roach's hilarious journey into the delights and disgusts of our food, Gulp has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize 2014, following hot on the heels of Sean Carroll's win last year with Particle at the End of the Universe.

Win copies of Blood: A Biography of the Stuff of Life

Win 1 of 10 copies of Lawrence Hill's beautiful and thought-provoking book Blood: A Biography of the Stuff of Life!

Joseph Boyden a Double Award Winner

Congratulations to Joseph Boyden, author of The Orenda who was a double winner at this year's Libris Awards in Toronto.

"Hedge Funds didn't cause the financial crisis"

Timothy Spangler, author of One Step Ahead digs into the reality of hedge funds and the role they play in the economy, and takes a look at the real reasons for the financial crisis.

Win a copy of The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly and limited edition cover print

Win a copy of The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly and a limited edition cover print! We have 5 copies of each to give away to the lucky winners. Find out more and enter here.

Gulp & Frankenstein's Cat Make the PEN Science Writing Longlist

Congratulations to Mary Roach and Emily Anthes, whose latest books Gulp and Frankenstein's Cat have been longlisted for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award.

Shakespeare - Who Else is There?

In his foreword to Shakespeare & Me, Harold Bloom declares the religion of Shakespeare, and take a look at how the Bard has shaped the world we live in.

Sun-Mi Hwang at the London Book Fair

Author of The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly, Sun-mi Hwang was author of the day at this year's London Book Fair, meeting the Duchess of Cornwall and discussing Korean literature at the PEN literary salon.

Oneworld's Hen Party

To celebrate the UK publication of Sun-mi Hwang's beautiful fable, The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly Oneworld threw a Hen Party, complete with Hen cupcakes, limited edition prints, and lots of chocolate eggs.

Peter Matthiessen Award-winning Author Dies

We're very sad to announce that Peter Matthiessen, award-winning author of more than thirty books, world-renowned naturalist, explorer, Buddhist teacher, and political activist, died on 5th April 2014, after an illness of some months. He was eighty-six years old.

Blunders Wins the Practical Book of the Year Award

Congratulations to Anthony King, and Ivor Crewe, whose bestselling book The Blunders of Our Governments has just won the Political Book Awards Practical Politics Book of the Year Award.

Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

Deborah Kay Davies' nervy, lyrical novel Reasons She Goes to the Woods has been long-listed for this year's Bailerys Women's Prize for Fiction!

Ig Nobel Tour 2014

To celebrate the publication of his new book, This is Improbable Too, Marc Abrahams' famed Ig Nobel Tour will be taking place between 14 March and 2 April.It’s all about research that makes people laugh, then think.

Davina McCall On Becoming a Mother

Contributors from On Becoming a Mother, a beautiful celebration of pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of a new baby’s life, share some of their insights, advice and experiences of motherhood.