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Why a book about witch trials feels weirdly relevant today

Philippa Gregory’s ‘Tidelands’ is a sobering reminder that fear of witches looked a lot like shorthand for the fear and loathing of women’s bodies, writes books columnist Ceri Radford

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David Barnett The bonkbuster novel defined the 1980s – and it isn’t done yet

Has the genre’s time really passed? David Barnett finds out – and unveils a shocking revelation in the process

10 best cocktail recipe books for creating tantalizing tinctures

From a negroni to a caipirinha, here are the tomes to help you mix up your own versions at home

10 best millennial memoirs by women 2019

From dating woes to moving stories of grief and dealing with mental health issues, today’s millennials know a thing or two about writing up their life stories

8 best self-care books

From moving memoirs with handy tips to practical pocket guides filled with interactive exercises, here’s our tried and tested selection

8 best books about autism

We've spent hours reading to give you our top pick, written by autistic authors

Millions of parents change classic fairytale endings – here's why

Parents are most likely to change the end of Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs and The Gingerbread Man due to concerns they are inappropriate, too scary or politically incorrect