Classic spooky stories for Halloween

Classic spooky stories for Halloween

21 October 2016

By The Window Seat

Our pick of the best scary books to read this Halloween, from classic ghost stories to fiendish mysteries. 

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Beautiful books to read this Autumn

Beautiful books to read this Autumn

13 September 2016

There's something for everyone in our latest set of beautiful classic books.

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Classics to read this summer

Classics to read this summer

11 August 2016

By Pan Macmillan

We’re celebrating three of the world’s greatest writers this month with beautiful new editions of classics by William Shakespeare, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling.

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Macmillan Collector’s Library has arrived

Macmillan Collector’s Library has arrived

13 July 2016

By Pan Macmillan

Today we launch Macmillan Collector’s Library a new imprint of beautiful, pocket sized hardcover classic all of which are eminently collectable and make the perfect gifts.

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Mary Shelley, Frankenstein and the year without a summer

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein and the year without a summer

14 June 2016

By Pan Macmillan

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the likeliest date of Mary Shelley’s dream in 1816 that resulted in her writing Frankenstein. 

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Welcome to Macmillan Collector’s Library

Welcome to Macmillan Collector’s Library

27 May 2016

Welcome to Macmillan Collector’s Library. A year ago Pan Macmillan acquired the Independent publisher, Collector’s Library, and on July 14th we relaunch as Macmillan Collector’s Library. All the elements that our readers love about the books are still there – the practical...

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Love crime thrillers? Sign up to The Thin Blue Spine

Love crime thrillers? Sign up to The Thin Blue Spine

27 May 2016

By Pan Macmillan

Get all the latest and best crime thriller recommendations straight to your inbox every month by signing up to The Thin Blue Spine email. 

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The most terrifying psychopaths in fiction

The most terrifying psychopaths in fiction

05 April 2016

By Pan Macmillan

Is it just us, or is there something terrifyingly compelling about reading books about psychopaths? Do we enjoy the insight into a fictional mind that's wired completely differently to our own? Or is the truly terrifying part that we can often identify with these characters on some level? Dar...

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The Spanish Civil War - A Reading List

The Spanish Civil War - A Reading List

21 March 2016

By Pan Macmillan

A round-up of the best books on the Spanish Civil War, both fiction and non-fiction, to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the conflict. 

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Children's books for adults

Children's books for adults

16 March 2016

By The Window Seat

Children’s books that are definitely worth a re-read now you’re all grown-up. 

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Ghost Stories
Dracula
Frankenstein
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Classic Locked Room Mysteries