Percy F. Westerman: boys adventure stories and colonial dreams

Terry Potter takes a look at the extraordinary output of Percy F, Westerman and considers his role as a storyteller and colonial propagandist 

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The Hate U Give

Karen Argent reviews the award-winning novel by Angie Thomas and finds it a tough, relevant novel for all ages about the destructive power of racism.

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An Exclusive Interview With Erika McGann

We are delighted to present an exclusive interview with the children's author, Erika McGann. Her debut novel, The Demon Notebook, won the Waverton Good Read Children’s Award 2014 and her latest book, Making Millions, was selected as the Dublin UNESCO Citywide Read 2018.

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Simplicissimus: savage German satire...and some great cartoons

Terry Potter explores the world of the German satirical magazine that set the standard for political and artistic ridicule.

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How It Ended

Guest reviewer, Alun Severn reads this collection of stories by  Jay McInerney who, he notes," was seen as the brightest of bright young things"...

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