Big bad wolves, dark forests and mythical beasts? Why, there's never been a better time for them.
Find out how this fascinating book about the brain made me make a prat of myself on public transport
I took some mind-bending non-fiction, a thriller, and two Man Booker-worthy reads with me on my latest trip to the beach.
As close to convincingly swashbuckling as new fiction can get - and set in a hot air balloon to boot.