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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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Review: Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides

Fresh Complaint, Pulitzer prize-winning author, Jeffrey Eugenides’ first collection of short stories, is made up of work spanning his thirty-year career. It ...

What’s On for Literature Lovers: November

What's On for Literature Lovers: November

What: Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition Where: The Central Library When: now — 31st January 2018/ Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm; Friday and Saturday 9am-5pm Calling ...

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Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona

Posted on Dec 5, 2017 1
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Review: Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 2
What’s On for Literature Lovers: November

What's On for Literature Lovers: November

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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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Review: Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Eugenides releases a new collection of short stories

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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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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.’

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Review: Malika Booker at the Manchester Literature Festival

Poet Malika Booker talks politics at the Manchester Literature Festival

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Protest: Stories of Resistance – an afternoon with Maxine Peake

“I think it’s almost impossible to write without being political” — Kit de Waal

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Preview: Manchester Literature Festival 2017

The Books Editor’s top picks from the forthcoming Manchester Literature Festival

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Review: Two Hundred Very Short Stories by Helen Keeling-Marston

This collection of quick reads provides an interesting commentary on the struggles of finding time for leisure reading

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Review: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Gurnaik Johal reviews George Saunders’ first novel Lincoln in the Bardo