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  • Ismail Kadare offer

    To celebrate the release of The Twilight of the Gods, we're offering 50% off all of the Albanian Man Booker Prize winner's titles.


    50% off all Ismail Kadare titles
  • The Last Banquet

    Author Jonathan Grimwood discusses hunger, revolution and the quest for perfection.


    Jonathan Grimwood discusses The Last Banquet
  • Wake up call

    The Awakening sent shockwaves through American society when it was published in 1899. Join us for a book club-style discussion over a Southern feast at The Lockhart in London.

    The Awakening
  • It's festival season

    We're celebrating letters, lost lives and the art of storytelling at the Edinburgh Festival. We've got mind blowing experiments, a rap in a tribute to “Scotland’s Worst Poet” William McGonagall, bibliotherapy and Letters Live...


    Book Festival
  • Good Grief!

    The Peanuts Gang are back! We're launching a brand series called PEANUTS GUIDE TO LIFE. Using Charles Schulz’s original strips, we've got The Philosophy of Snoopy; The Wisdom of Woodstock; The Genius of Charlie Brown; and Life Lessons from Lucy.


    Peanuts Guide to Life


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Trying Not To Try

Trying not to try...

Edward Slingerland

In the first of our #NudgeYourWorld series, digital content creator Milo McLaughlin plays guinea pig to Edward Slingerland's Trying Not To Try.

Tim Clare's Be Kind To Yourself

Be Kind To Yourself


After a clutch of five star reviews last year, hyper-anxious stand-up poet Tim Clare returns to the Fringe with a brand new hour of award-winning verse. Go see.

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Book Festival

Canongate authors

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is almost upon us – find out who's doing what when.

Letters Live

From the South Bank Centre

Listen to the likes of Clarke Peters, Russell Brand, Caitlin Moran and Stephen Fry, among others, talking about the most important way to communicate.


Tweet Talk

Canongate Loves

Twilight of the Eastern Gods by Ismail Kadare

An early novel from Man Booker International Prize-winner Ismail Kadare, in English for the first time.


To The Letter by Simon Garfield

Simon Garfield's engaging and enlightening history of letter-writing and our relationship with the mail.


The Last Banquet by Jonathan Grimwood

'The Last Banquet is a feast for the senses; dark, sensual and unexpected. I loved it', Jojo Moyes


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