Unearthing a rare gem is one of the highlights of social media, so when one guy stumbled across a clip from a 2015 YouTube video it was dutifully shared.
Protagonists in books, films and TV are generally viewed in a positive light – but what if the audience could change perspective and view these stories from other characters’ points of view?
The views of more than 450 children have helped shape a new national strategy for school libraries.
A widow has appealed on Twitter for help finding a book carrying an inscription from her late husband that accidentally ended up in a charity shop.
A library in New York wants to make classic novels more appealing to a younger generation of readers using social media.
An author is on a mission to find the woman who was spotted reading her book during the Test match.
If you think you know your books, these social media users have a test for you.
Tiny versions of classic front covers are being painted on to rocks which are then hidden in a novel twist on a hobby which is growing in popularity.
From films and books to television series, stories have a special place in childhood – but they aren’t always quite a you remember when revisited as an adult.
James Trevino has gone viral on Instagram for his incredible, and unusual, book-themed artwork.
After seeing a popular film that’s based on a novel, one way to guarantee an increase in your cultural credibility is to say: “It wasn’t as good as the book.”
An author has shared her childhood test scores in a bid to show exams are not the sole indicator of ability.
Three books in a shop display created a brilliant whodunnit which made it look like Adolf Hitler was shot by Clement Attlee.
Film, TV and theatre adaptations of books attract more revenue, viewers and critical acclaim, new research has shown.
Philip Pullman has accused the Government of having an exams “fetish” that is “ruining” children’s lives.
An independent bookshop in Harrogate has experienced an outpouring of support after tweeting that times were tough.
A 21-year-old man has been jailed after being caught with more than £1,000 of heroin.
Eat Pray Love author Elizabeth Gilbert has spoken for the first time since the death of her partner three months ago.
More than 1,300 books have been gifted to some of Aberdeen's poorest children as part of a scheme delivered by country and western star Dolly Parton.
Inmates in a superjail have been reading about how to bake the perfect Christmas cake and the horrific history of Nazi Germany.
We have put together a collection of what we think are this season’s best books, perfect for all tastes. Make someone’s Christmas special this year.
A British author has won a prestigious history prize worth more than £56,000.
Author Nicola Barker has said she cannot “make excuses” for her idiosyncratic novel H(a)ppy as it scooped this year’s Goldsmiths Prize.
Amazon has unveiled a waterproof version of its Kindle Oasis e-reader.
Happy World Book Day!
You can only stay in this dreamy holiday flat in Scotland if you run the bookshop downstairs while you’re there
Kindred book lovers: Picture yourself on holiday, and you probably envision blissfully cosying up with a good read or three.
NEW figures show almost 1 million visits are still being made to Aberdeen libraries - despite a declining trend.