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Abi tells us how the legend that is Rachel Carson has inspired her and influenced her writing since she first read Silent Spring.

Why is it only men who get to go on adventures? Read the first chapter of The Word for Woman is Wilderness, the adventure novel in which 19-year-old Erin goes on a solo expedition to Alaska

Join us and Ruby Tandoh for a week of simple, tasty challenges as we eat up together and help out charities along the way.

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Watch Mary Gaitskill read from her highly-acclaimed new novel, The Mare.