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5 Inspiring Things We Learn About Michelle Obama in Becoming

Five facts the book has taught us about one of the most inspirational women of our time.

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Peperonata

Try this rustic dish from Calabria in the south of Italy. It's one of the many delicious recipes from Francesca's Italian Kitchen - out now. 

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Meet Marlborough landscape designer Rosa Davison

If anyone you know has a serious case of native plant nausea, an affliction caused by exposure to dull municipal or motorway landscaping, the doctor is in: Rosa Davison has concocted the cure.

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A Day in the Life: Kelly Wilson

When you’re an author/ photographer/ horse tamer/ adventurer is there any such thing as ‘a usual day’? Find out in our interview with Kelly Wilson, author of the Showtym Adventures series.

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Olive's Chicken Sausage Brunch

Delve into the history of one of Cuba Street's rock star restaurants, then try this tantilising brunch recipe from The Cuba Street Project. 

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Becoming Book Club Notes

A reading guide for Michelle Obama’s intimate, powerful and inspiring memoir.

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Erin Morgenstern returns with new book The Starless Sea

The author of the international bestselling novel, The Night Circus returns in 2019 with a magical, timeless and wholly original love story set in a secret underground world.

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Researching The Pearl Thief

Fiona McIntosh on the jewels and journeys that sparked the idea for her latest novel.

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Biography picks for Christmas gifting

There's always that one person who only reads biographies. Ever.

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On Design: Killing Commendatore

Suzanne Dean, creative director at Vintage, shares the creative process for designing the cover for Haruki Murakami’s latest novel.