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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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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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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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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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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