Inspiring Older Readers
The Natural posted on 28 May 2018
Originally published in 1952, Malamud’s The Natural uses the US national obsession with the game of baseball ...
Reflections on Jay McInerney’s Brightness Falls posted on 25 May 2018
Guest writer, Alun Severn finds some startling similarities between two novels separated by almost 150 years
Picnic On Paradise posted on 23 May 2018
A recent article that we feature in the Resources section of this website written by Carolyn Cox caught my attention ....
Hay Cinema Bookshop, Hay-on-Wye posted on 20 May 2018
Hay Cinema Bookshop, Hay-on-Wye
New York Underground 1970 – 1980 posted on 19 May 2018
Early in the 1970s, unnoticed by lots of people, the old pop and rock establishment was starting to be challenged by a musical underground...
Among Booksellers posted on 19 May 2018
I tend to find the books that collect together the letters passed between famous, or sometimes less than famous people, can be a hit or miss process.
The Trick To Time posted on 17 May 2018
This Birmingham based author wove the Handsworth riots into the landscape of her first novel, My Name Is Leon......
We are all Palestinians posted on 17 May 2018
We are pleased to present a new poem from Alan Gibbons
George Orwell’s 1984 has been ‘pulped’ posted on 16 May 2018
I have to confess to a weakness I seem unable to overcome.
Ingenious Pursuits posted on 15 May 2018
Could there be anyone better placed or more capable of writing a book that has as its core premise a challenge to the artificial division .....