Ned Beauman on the weird and wonderful Madness is Better than Defeat; Helen Sedgwick envisages a world in which everyone is capable of having a baby in The Growing Season and My Cat Yugoslavia author Pajtim Statovci discusses nationality and talking cats. See all our interviews here.
We preview this autumn's publishing highlights; Baroness Young on life as a Man Booker judge; Emma Viskic describes the challenges of creating a profoundly deaf protagonist; and James Campbell celebrates the unique collaboration of A A Milne and E H Shepard. See more blogs here.
Read extracts from two of this autumn's most eagerly awaited novels: John le Carre's A Legacy of Spies and Frances Hardinge's A Skinful of Shadows; plus, to coincide with the tv adaptations of Electric Dreams we celebrate the best of Philip K Dick. See more features here.
Caroline Taggart explains the versatility of punctuation.
Lindsey describes how she made the trailer for her debut The Butchering Art in order to see how the sights, sounds, and smells of this gruesome period in medical history would translate onto the screen.
Steve explains what it's like to be a colour blind illustrator and why the sky doesn't have to be blue.