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
Aileen Loftus finds out more about the HarperCollins Author Academy and how to get involved
Now the Twitter storm has died down, Aileen Loftus reads Troubled Blood in light of Rowling’s problematic views on transgender identity
Aileen Loftus questions whether students can leave school without having studied a novel by a black author
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
Aileen Loftus chats with John from 21 to find out more about the literary magazine and the process of translation
Books are the ultimate distraction from the endless news cycle and are an important form of self-care. Check out our lockdown book recommendations
Aileen Loftus explains how this years #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize will work