Guest Newsletter: Five Books

Five Books features in-depth author interviews recommending five books on a theme. You can read more interviews on the site, or sign up for the newsletter.

The Best Travel Writing: the 2024 Edward Stanford Awards

Every spring, the judges of the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards draw up a shortlist for the title of the 'travel book of the year.' The 2024 shortlist highlights six fascinating recent travelogues that wrestle with political and environmental issues, and explore the contrast between the outsider and the insider gaze. Read more

Readers in New York are invited to join us for another edition of our famous Olfactory Browser meetup on Sunday, March 31st at 4pm, a fun chance to meet other Browser readers and win special giraffe-laden prizes. Friends and children welcome; tickets + details here.

The Best Science Fantasy

We use 'science fantasy' when a book seems to be both science fiction and fantasy. What distinguishes the two, and what does it mean to combine them? These books are an opportunity to explore our ways of knowing, reflect changing cultures, and find humour in the unexpected, says award-winning fantasy and sci fi author Vajra Chandrasekera. Read more

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