The Comic Collective provides some anime classics, in the form of both film and book, to usher in new fans
The Creative Writing Professor is proving a major draw for the University and its Centre for New Writing
In the wake of Skyfall’s release, Joelle Jefferis pits two British literary espionage incarnations against one another
The politically timed re-release of We Got Him!: A Memoir of the Hunt and Capture of Saddam Hussein rankles
The Peruvian author, Fernando Iwasaki Cauti, graced Manchester during the Literature Festival, to discuss technology, humour, y amor
5 seasonal classics that guarantee goosebumps
Phillipa Moran looks at the novel Room in its contemporary, and not at all fictional, context
Proving that the pen is mightier than the sword (but not necessarily the laptop), Phillipa Moran takes on the battle between technology and art
As the worlds of dusty books and shiny screens collide, is the future of fiction lost? Twitter suggests not.
A ‘live’ conversation with Book Club turns from fantasy to the very real threat technology poses to reading
Remember how fun reading was when you were a kid? Joelle Jefferis advocates reigniting the adventure
The Great Gatsby may be coming to the big screen (again), but the real magic still lies between the pages
Bringing Literature to Life explored the issues inherent in adapting literature for stage and screen
The beginner’s guide to Nikolai Gogol, author of Dead Souls and The Overcoat
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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