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Now the Twitter storm has died down, Aileen Loftus reads Troubled Blood in light of Rowling’s problematic views on transgender identity
Martin Amis explores what it means to love, to write, and to die in his latest novel titled Inside Story.
Aileen Loftus questions whether students can leave school without having studied a novel by a black author
Gabriele Dragunaite reads Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and finds its existential content still bearable in 2020
Jonathan Hosking reflects on Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston and its depiction of marriage, race and religion
Maisie Scott discusses online book clubs, getting involved, and how to set up your own
Maisie Scott reviews the latest feminist manifesto for Generation z
You’re going to click on this review of Free Will, aren’t you? You never had a choice
Maisie Scott chats with Blackwell’s Manchester about the launch of their new same-day delivery service
Aileen Loftus explains how this years #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize will work
Maisie Scott chats with Zoe from Comma Press and discusses Northern soul, lockdown and the National Creative Writing Industry Conference
Ruby Opalka reflects on Three Women by Lisa Taddeo and discusses sexuality, feminism and desire.
Maisie Scott and Aileen Loftus recommend five books by black authors to read during Black History Month