A new chapter: the books to look forward to in 2021

Whether we’re locked down or set free by the advent of vaccines this year, there are plenty of exciting releases to liberate our minds

3rd January, 2021
A new chapter: the books to look forward to in 2021
DJ Annie Mac makes her fiction debut with Mother, Mother, out in May

No matter how supportive readers tried to be of books in 2020, the inescapable fact of the pandemic meant that many authors who might otherwise have soared saw their books sink without a trace. Without the oxygen of publicity – via bookshop launches or meet-and-greets and book-signings – it was tough for many authors to find their desired audience.

That was particularly the case for debut authors, but even seasoned writers felt the pinch, with their...

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