A life on the margins

John Rechy's City of Night is an autobiography disguised as fiction that draws back the curtain on the life of the gay hustler on the streets of 60s America

Read the full review on the link below

Read More

A rainbow at your finger tips

Rainbow Hands by Mamta Nainy, illustrated by Jo Loring–Fisher is a book that gently challenges the stereotype that it is only girls who are interested in painting their nails. 

Read the full review by clicking on the link below.

 

Read More

Warts and all

The Quality of Hurt is  Chester Himes’ autobiography published in 1971 and covers the first 45 years of his life. You may never before have read an autobiography quite like this. 

Read the full review by clicking on the link below.

 

Read More

What did the Mad Hatter look like?

Year Five classes at Moor Green Primary Academy in Birmingham tried to answer that question.

See what they came up with on the link below.

Read More

Some of the best bits from a lost literary magazine

The Best of Books and Company gives us a chance to read contributions made to Susan Hill's now defunct literary magazine.

Read the full review by clicking on the link below

Read More