Inspiring Older Readers
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......
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 .....
Rashomon and Other Stories posted on 10 May 2018
I suspect that for most people in the West, Rashomon is better known as a film directed by the hugely talented Akira Kurosawa...
Reason in Revolt posted on 07 May 2018
You have to admire the commitment and sheer chutzpah of Alan Gibbons.....
The Naked Civil Servant posted on 06 May 2018
Guest reviewer, Alun Severn reads Quentin Crisp's controversial autobiography and finds it still challenges conventional attitudes
Baby Lies posted on 05 May 2018
This is the fourth book in the successful Detective Tom Mariner series, a couple of which we have already reviewed ...
The Nature of Passion posted on 04 May 2018
Jhabvala is probably best known for her Booker prize-winning novel, Heat and Dust, which explores the parallels between modern and colonial India...
Rosie: Scenes from a vanished life posted on 02 May 2018
I have just finished reading ‘Rosie: scenes from a vanished life’ and so I was very pleased to be able to hear Rose Tremain talk about her autobiography
The Story of My Typewriter posted on 29 Apr 2018
As I start this review I have the feeling that you’re going to struggle to understand why I find this little book so compelling and irresistible