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Book Club: Celia Mullins, History Student

Celia Mullins talks to Book Club about House of the Spirits, the Isabel Allende classic, visceral prose, and Meryl Streep

Book Club is back!

Harriet Hill-Payne, The Mancunion’s own Arts editor, talks to Books about Great Expectations

Manchester student Alexander J. Allison talks about his first novel

Books editor talks to first-time author, and Manchester student, Alexander J. Allison

Read it again; take a spin on the literary jukebox

Count down your days with a quote and a tune

Will the libraries survive?

Cuts have left public libraries struggling to survive. Will they make it? And what will it mean if they don’t?

Book Club special: Best books of 2012

Check out some of the Books section’s readers’ favourite books of the year

University Creative Writing professor profile: Jeanette Winterson

The Creative Writing Professor is proving a major draw for the University and its Centre for New Writing

Book Club: Francesca Freeman, 22, archaeology student

A ‘live’ conversation with Book Club turns from fantasy to the very real threat technology poses to reading

What’s On: in spoken word this month

Get yourself to a real live speaking words event

“We got him”: celebrating death isn’t for the faint-hearted, but it is for the American

The politically timed re-release of We Got Him!: A Memoir of the Hunt and Capture of Saddam Hussein rankles

Peruvian author charms Manchester

The Peruvian author, Fernando Iwasaki Cauti, graced Manchester during the Literature Festival, to discuss technology, humour, y amor

Portrait of an author: Nikolai Gogol

The beginner’s guide to Nikolai Gogol, author of Dead Souls and The Overcoat

Book Club cross-sections: Emily Clark, Food and Drink editor

We asked fellow Mancunion editor, Emily Clark, what she has been reading (and drinking) this week

Call for Contributors

Want to write for Books?

Manchester Literature Festival begins 8th October

From 8th to 23rd October, Manchester Literature Festival takes the city as its field and the lecture theatre as its main stage. Replacing your Sziget withdrawal with something more nourishing. No tents required

Do we really need another hobby awareness week?

International Book Week crept past last week. Anyone notice?

Book Club: Ata Rahman

This week Ata Rahman, history student and co-editor of the Manchester Historian answers to Book Club

Top 5… Book Lists

We recommend recommendation websites to you

The real thing

A look at Austin English’s avant-garde comics

Cat Langdon does Book Club

Name: Catherine Langdon Age: 22 Occupation: Social Anthropology Student What are you reading / have been reading these past summer months? (A brief description if you please…) The Behaviour of Moths – Poppy Adams – Not too sure what it’s about yet, moths and a father and daughter who are lepidopterist. Plus, Bosnia: A Short […]