Charles Dickens and the Linguistic Art of the Minor Character posted on 06 May 2016
JSTOR Daily have published an interesting article from Chi Luu about the writing of Charles Dickens
Can Reading Make You Happier? posted on 05 May 2016
Ceridwen Dovey writing in The New Yorker in 2015 makes the case for reading as a therapeutic tool
The Day War Came and 300 Empty Chairs posted on 04 May 2016
A blog post by the children's author Nicola Davies that confronts the terrible plight of the estimated 3000 unaccompanied child refugees who are currently
Women Detectives in Fact and Fiction: On the first female sleuth and the evolution of detective fiction posted on 02 May 2016
Erika Janik's article has been published on the very excellent Literary Hub website
James Baldwin & the Fear of a Nation posted on 02 May 2016
Nathaniel Rich, writing in The New York Review of Books, reviews some of James Balwin's lesser know essays
‘The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu,’ by Joshua Hammer posted on 01 May 2016
In the New York Times, Ben MacIntyre reviews Joshua Hammer's new book The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu'
Paradise Lost: On (Finally) Reading John Updike posted on 01 May 2016
Meghan O'Gieblyn has this interesting article on the LA Review of Books website.
The Secret Bookstores of Buenos Aires posted on 29 Apr 2016
The Literary Hub website have published a great little article by Heather Cleary all about the invisible bookshops of Buenos Aires
50 Essential Graphic Novels posted on 29 Apr 2016
A nice little feature from Abebooks on their take on the best graphic novels.
Mad Ducks and Bears posted on 29 Apr 2016
The Paris Review is carrying a lengthy appreciation of the work of George Plimpton, one of their founding editors and a great sports writer