The books section have come together to consider the female writers who have inspired us for International Women’s Day
Independent bookshops are struggling due to the impact of coronavirus and the national lockdowns in the UK. Lucy Evans reflects on the joys of the independents and the need to support them.
Bana Kaswani considers Angela Davis’s Freedom is a Constant Struggle in light of the Black Lives Matter Movement
Following the success of the Netflix series, Aileen Loftus reads the first book in the Bridgerton series.
David Baddiel’s new book is a must-read for any progressive thinking person who considers themself to be on the right side of history when it comes to racism
The books section have collaborated to provide a list of seven books to read this Valentine’s day.
The Fire of Joy is the final book by Clive James. It’s a beautiful exploration of the history of poetry
Ghosts by Dolly Alderton delves into the world of online dating, experiences of modern love and ghosting
Chloe Tenn explores the benefits of reading science books and their importance in communicating science
Maisie Scott reviews Raven Leilani’s debut novel Luster and sees what all the literary hype is about.
Camille Garratt reflects on Haig’s gripping new novel The Midnight Library
Aileen Loftus breaks down the systemic issues highlighted by The Slumflower’s plagiarism accusation against Florence Given
Maisie Scott spotlights All Men Want to Know by Nina Bouraoui for LGBTQIA+ history month.
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.
Eliza Clarke’s debut novel Boy Parts follows an anti-heroine as she navigates her photography career, personal relationships, and violent impulses
Can the Labour party ever make it back into government? Paul Embery debates this question in his latest book Despised: Why the Modern Left Loathes the Working Class
The books section have created the ultimate Christmas book buying guide. Check out what we are recommending this Christmas