Inspiring Older Readers
Birmingham 1970 posted on 19 Jan 2022
When I heard that this first Photozine had become available from designer/photographer, Brian Homer, I was eager to get my hands on a copy
Stanley Lewis posted on 23 Dec 2021
Discovering artists that you’ve never heard of before is always a treat.
Joan Hassall: book illustrator posted on 14 Nov 2021
Not so long ago – two or three years maybe – I had the good fortune of coming across the boxed, Folio Society collection of the novels of Jane Austen
The Illustrated Summoned by Bells posted on 13 Aug 2021
Guest reviewer, Alun Severn finds The Illustrated Summoned by Bells a perfect bit of summer reading.
The Young Ardizzone posted on 16 Jun 2021
I am a great fan of Edward Ardizzone’s artwork and as a book illustrator he’s greatly loved.
Daphnis and Chloe posted on 31 May 2021
I’m going to be honest right up front: I’ve never been a great fan ....
Book Cover Design posted on 02 May 2021
You’ll find plenty of other articles on this site that trumpet the merits of great book design.
Modernists & Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney & the London Painters posted on 18 Jan 2021
Guest reviewer, Alun Severn reads Martin Gayford's masterly assessment of the London art scene of the 20th century.
The Madman’s Library posted on 12 Jan 2021
Brooke-Hitching is a rare book collector and the son of an antiquarian book dealer but he also writes for the television programme, QI ....
Inferno by Dante, illustrated by William Blake posted on 03 Jan 2021
I was intrigued the other day to see that the Sky Arts television channel was running a programme entitled ‘Dante’s Creation of Hell’.