Bernadine Evaristo opens her eighth novel with a dedication that reads: “For the sisters & the sistas & the sistahs & the sistren & the women & the womxn & the wimmin & the womyn…Read More
Me, an interviewer: “So, Mr William Self, esteemed author and journalist, what did you think of Normal People?” Mr Self, esteemed author and journalist: “I read a few pages of Sally Rooney’s book. It may…
Environment, climate, and nature-related literature is becoming increasingly popular, as writers, activists and academics attempt to grapple with the complexity and scale of the climate and ecological crises we face. From personal rewilding to systemic…
Mitchell Marshall explores the importance of history and historical fiction for the understanding of our psychology and what makes us humans,
The move from celebrity status to becoming an author is one that many have attempted to make, and frequently to much success. The American singer and songwriter Jewel published a poetry collection in 1998 which…
One of those pieces of decent advice is encapsulated first in the title of book. “Make your bed” sounds like something a parent might say when you’re in primary school.
Jack Fairweather has won the Costa Book of the Year Award with his biography ‘The Volunteer’.
A spoiler free review of Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’ and its BBC adaptation
There’s something deeply ironic in the fact that, when asked which of my hundreds of books is most precious to me, I immediately turn to The Lord of the Rings.
Despite its issues, this book and others of the rom-com genre remain a firm favourite in many people’s feel-good lists.