Aileen Loftus reviews Snowflake, the latest campus novel being compared to Normal People
Aileen Loftus reads ‘Muscle and Mouth’ and recommends reading short stories for the summer season
We take a look at the Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist, after the online hate directed at the longlist nominee Torrey Peters, author of Detransition, Baby
The books section of the Mancunion have collaborated together to share our tips and recommendations to help you get over a reading slump.
Aileen Loftus takes a look at some lockdown children’s titles, as well loved fictional characters face life in lockdown
The books section have come together to consider the female writers who have inspired us for International Women’s Day
Following the success of the Netflix series, Aileen Loftus reads the first book in the Bridgerton series.
The books section have collaborated to provide a list of seven books to read this Valentine’s day.
Aileen Loftus considers Half of a Yellow Sun after it has been voted the ‘winner of winners’ for the 25 year anniversary of the Women’s Prize for Fiction
Deadlines and exams are upon us and it can be difficult to find the time to read, so the books section have compiled a list of tips and tricks to help you read and unwind
Aileen Loftus reviews Whereabouts, which Jhumpa Lahiri has translated from her original Italian work Dove mi trovo
Aileen Loftus reads the 2020 Booker Prize winning novel Shuggie Bain, and considers what the novel will look like on screen
Stormzy curated Merky Books, and We Are All Birds of Uganda by Hafsa Zayyan joint-won the inaugural #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize in 2019. We take a look to see what it’s all about
Aileen Loftus reads Klara and the Sun, the latest title by Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro
Aileen Loftus breaks down the systemic issues highlighted by The Slumflower’s plagiarism accusation against Florence Given
Deputy Books Editor Aileen Loftus reviews Mancunian Ways, a poetry anthology featuring work from a range of Manchester based poets, including Lemn Sissay and Jackie Hagan.
The books section have created the ultimate Christmas book buying guide. Check out what we are recommending this Christmas