Inspiring Older Readers
Rites of Passage posted on 20 Mar 2019
'Rites of Passage', published in 1980 was the first of what would turn out to be a trilogy of books with the umbrella title of 'To The Ends of the Earth'
Children and young people ‘Looked after’?: Education, Intervention and the everyday culture of Care in Wales posted on 18 Mar 2019
Guest reviewer, Kieran Breen, reads a collection of essays that address the difficult issues of how well we care for looked-after children
Book Love posted on 16 Mar 2019
Birmingham-based cartoonist, Debbie Tung has brought together a collection of her comic strips ...
Insomniac City: New York, Oliver & Me posted on 14 Mar 2019
Guest reviewer, Alun Severn gives us further insights into the last years of Oliver Sacks as described by his partner, Bill Hayes
The New Iberia Blues posted on 11 Mar 2019
When I reviewed "Robicheaux: You Know My Name", the 21st instalment of the Dave Robicheaux series, I reported on the social media rumours ...
On The Move posted on 07 Mar 2019
Guest reviewer, Alun Severn reads the autobiography of Oliver Sacks, one of the most enigmatic and charismatic medical minds of the 20th century
The Ipcress File posted on 04 Mar 2019
I’m not much of a fan of spy thrillers – I like John le Carré but he’s something of an exception and I actively loathe Ian Fleming ...
Slightly Chipped: Footnotes in Booklore posted on 03 Mar 2019
Just a little over three years ago, I reviewed a book, Used and Rare by Nancy and Larry Goldstone, that I found myself liking despite all my instincts
All Together Now? posted on 28 Feb 2019
Guest reviewer, Alun Severn reads Mike Carter's 'All Together Now?' in which the author traces his father's footsteps on the People's March For Jobs
This Boy’s Life posted on 23 Feb 2019
Wolff’s reputation is founded on his short stories and memoirs ...