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  • by Howard Sounes Amy Winehouse, and the 27 Club 07 July, 2015

    Four years ago this summer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her London home. She died alone, of alcohol poisoning, surrounded by vodka bottles, aged 27.

  • Our favourite father moments in fiction 15 June, 2015

    There are some truly fantastic father characters in our favourite books - some wonderfully warm and others mean and heartless, but all great characters that stay with us long after the story is over. In celebration of Father's Day, here are some remembered.

  • I could have ended up selling pants for a living 20 May, 2015

    By Jessica Killingley, Marketing Director at Hodder & Stoughton

  • By Editor Maddy Price 5 reasons you should read My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me 06 May, 2015

    My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me by Jennifer Teege is the extraordinary and moving memoir of a woman who learns that her grandfather was Amon Goeth, the brutal Nazi commandant depicted in the film Schindler's List. Here are five reasons why you need to read her mesmerising story.

  • Things we love most about our new home 22 April, 2015

    Things are very different over here at Hodder HQ, as we settle into our new home at Blackfriars. We spent most of last week exploring all the nooks and crannies, sampling the food from our new 6th floor cafe, basking in the sun on the roof terrace... and doing a lot of important work too of course. Now that we've had time to reflect, we'd love to share some of our favourite things about Carmelite House.

  • Spotlight on Hodderscape: Hodder's SFF community 16 April, 2015

    Hodderscape is where Hodder & Stoughton’s resident geeks hang out and chat about our science fiction, fantasy and horror books.

  • April Fool! Greatest plot twists in literature 01 April, 2015

    It’s April Fools’ Day, and one of the greatest forms of practical jokes is, in our opinion, the plot twist.

  • 8 literary places to visit in the Easter holidays 26 March, 2015

    What ARE we all going to do with those extra couple of days’ holiday (or more!) around Easter?

  • 5 myths about publishing 20 March, 2015

    We asked our Editorial Director, Drummond Moir, to quash some common beliefs about publishing that simply aren't true.

  • What if these famous fictional mothers had phones? 10 March, 2015

    What would happen to the dynamics of the mother-child relationships of some of our favourite fictional characters if they were introduced to the modern age of mobile phones?

  • Fictional women with real superpowers 05 March, 2015

    It's International Women's Day on Sunday, and we've been thinking about some of the female characters in our favourite works of fiction. Stand aside you damsels in distress; here are some gals with real superpowers.

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