You may have already heard of the National Book Tokens Scheme. It comes from the same people who bring you World Book Day and now they’re offering book-specific financial aid for students. Uni is very much about books, books, books. They’re expensive, but you definitely need to be reading. They’re mainly for academic purposes, but […]
Amy Hagan reviews ‘The White Card’ a one-act play that marks award-winning poet Claudia Rankine’s first book since ‘Citizen’ and first piece of drama
Helena Torre takes a look at her favourite eco-fiction books, with a special focus on Margaret Atwood’s ‘Maddaddam’ trilogy
Urussa Malik reviews ‘It’s not about the Burqa’ a collection of intersectional essays by Muslim women, edited by Mariam Khan
Toni Morrison has released a new collection of essays spanning five decades of her career
Sade Omeje reviews Contact Theatre’s ‘One Mic Stand’ at Northern Quarter’s Band on the Wall
Ellis Coopey reviews ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’, the first novel in Marlon James’ new fantasy series, ‘The Blackstar Trilogy’
Manchester-based publisher, Comma Press, launches a brand new podcast
Urussa Malik reviews the Creative Writing Society’s new zine, ‘Truth and Other Associated Works’, edited by Calvin Cheng, Adrian Kanyoli, and Toreh O’Garro
Sadé Omeje reviews Tessa Hadley’s latest novel ‘Late In The Day’ .
To celebrate St Patrick’s Day, Amy Hagan lists her favourite books by Irish authors
Gurnaik Johal talks with author and translator, Saskia Vogel, about ‘Permission’, her debut novel about LA’s BDSM community
The Women’s Prize for Fiction announces a diverse long list, featuring a wide-range of debut novelists.
Does Kristen Roupenian’s debut collection live up to the hype of Cat Person? Lucy Downing finds out…
Pitchaya Sudbanthad’s debut novel ‘Bangkok Wakes To Rain’ masterfully follows the connected lives of a wide range of characters in the city of Bangkok
Andrea Levy, author of critically acclaimed novels like ‘Small Island’ and ‘The Long Song’ has died at the age of 62