Roma Havers lists literary events in and around Manchester showcasing the variety and abundance of literary happenings in this wonderful city
Elizabeth Gibson recommends books to inspire and comfort, whether you are a newcomer to Manchester or a returning student
Roma Havers previews Tiphaine Rivière’s Notes on a Thesis, as translated by Francesca Barrie
Students from different areas of the university offer up their suggestions for a book to read this semester
Elizabeth Gibson quizzes Young Adult superstar Maggie Stiefvater on art, mythology, books and bagpipes
Jack Blenkinsopp reviews The University of Manchester alumnus Alfie Bown’s newest fast and witty critical theory novel, Enjoying It: Candy Crush and Capitalism.
Elizabeth Gibson updates us on the thriving Young Adult books scene
This wonder-fat has hit the nation by storm, appearing both in the kitchen and the bathroom cupboards. From fat burning to flavouring, moisturising to cleansing, is there anything this palm extract can’t do?
Books Editor Yasmin Mannan talks to the author and University of Manchester alumnus Qaisra Shahraz about writing, injustice, feminism, radicalisation, Muslim-Jewish relations, freedom of speech, Prevent, and the struggle of identity
Books Editor Yasmin Mannan reviews Qaisra Shahraz’s third and most recent novel Revolt, which is a triumphant exploration of everything that is it to be human
Hope Abbott reviews the otherwordly, yet understated, Points of Origin—the first English translation of any work by the award-winning Chinese author Diao Dou
An interview with the University of Manchester alumnus and author David Hartley about Spiderseed, flash fiction stories published by Sleepy House Press