Sophie Benbelaid examines the ‘mystery’ element of murder mysteries, and explores why the genre has been so popular over the years.
Fariha Uddin tells us why we should all take the leap from reading nooks and set up our own personalised home libraries.
Jay Mokchiyan explores Stan Hugill’s book on maritime culture, ‘Sailortown’.
For this month’s literary review, Sophie Benbelaid takes us back to Ancient Greece with Madeline Miller’s ‘The Song of Achilles’.
Now that term is over, Lily Down has some recommendations to keep you going over the vac.
“It is very difficult to ascertain whether a book is purchased either for the content or the cover art”
Alice Main looks into how covers can completely change our responses to the books we read.
Like the rest of us, Grace Olusola cannot wait for the return of normality and she turned to Virginia Woolf’s ‘Mrs Dalloway’ for an intoxicating reminder of what is to come.
Emily Broughton reinterprets the romance of Jane Austen into something more radical and starkly more relevant.
Gracie Bolt explores the reasons behind the unprecedented success of Delia Owens’ Where the Crawdads Sings.
Using Bernardine Evaristo’s ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ Claudia Saalmueller examines what still must be done to create an equal world this International Women’s Day.