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Top 5 2018 book releases

2017 has been an amazing year for literature. Whether it’s autobiographies or Literary Fiction, authors and publishers have raised the creative bar. ...

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Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Brian K. Vaughan's sci-fi/fantasy comic book Saga is what you would get if Romeo and Juliet weren’t the children of rivalling noble families, ...

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Blackwell's Book of the Year shortlist

Academic, professional, and specialist bookseller Blackwell's have announced the shortlist for its Book of the Year 2017. Every year, Blackwell's booksellers nominate and then vote ...

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Top 5 2018 book releases

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Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona

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Blackwell's Book of the Year shortlist

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Top 5 2018 book releases

A look at some of the most promising books being published next year

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Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Review of the epic space drama that has taken the sci-fi world by storm

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Blackwell’s Book of the Year shortlist

Here are the four books that made the cut

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Review: Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Eugenides releases a new collection of short stories

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DC Comics editor finally fired

Editor Eddie Berganza has been fired from DC Comics years after being accused of sexual assault

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What’s On for Literature Lovers: November

A few events around Manchester for literature lovers, this November

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Top 5 bookish podcasts

A list of the best podcasts for booklovers everywhere.

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Manchester named UNESCO City of Literature

Manchester follows in the proud footsteps of Dublin, Baghdad, Barcelona and Reykjavik

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Preview: Louder than Words Festival returns to Manchester

Louder than Words Festival returns to Manchester to celebrate the relationship between music and writing

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Review: Hollie McNish & Jackie Hagan at the Manchester Literature Festival

Poetry double bill as rising stars Hollie McNish and Jackie Hagan perform at Manchester Literature Festival

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Alan Hollinghurst at the Manchester Literature Festival

Award-winning author Alan Hollinghurst talks about first novel in six years at the MLF

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Kamila Shamsie in conversation with Jeanette Winterson

‘Art is not going to be the thing that brings down borders and barriers… but Art may remind us of humanity.’