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Review: Starter for Ten

‘cos all students experience University in the same way

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Tailor Made for Students

A peek at the labyrinthian mind of Haruki Murakami


There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want

A tribute to Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes


The Calvin and Hobbes collections you need

All the compilations of the classic comic strip


Profile: Bill Watterson

The Brains behind Calvin and Hobbes

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Preview: Manchester Literature Festival 10th – 23rd October

Famous for its eclectic and numerous institutions, the presence of some of the most renowned authors in Britain and, um, loads of people talking about…


A day in the life of… Dean Moriarty

Bill Knowles decides to kick off our frankly moronic new running feature, attempting to live out a single day as a literary character. He chose…

Review: Canal Street Gothic. 2 stars.

With a delightfully flamboyant and glamorous reputation, Canal Street is the beating heart of Manchester’s gay scene. The rich and often complex history of Canal…

Book Club

This week, Steve Jones talks to Georgia Haire, a 3rd year History student who is preparing for winter by immersing herself in the doom and…

Manchester Literature Festival- Face 2 Face with Heidi Thomas

Thomas is an award winning script writer for both television and stage.

Manchester Literature Festival- Grimm Reading

In a back room at Manchester’s Cornerhouse, a small audience was joined by a panel of three authors who have all won awards in the field of horror fiction.

Manchester Literature Festival- Magma Poetry

Two very different poets introduced Magma to the Manchester Literature Festival, giving the audience an extraordinary display of the talent and skill, which lines the…