As it is Mental Health Awareness Week, Books Editor Leonie Dunn picks the top 5 most iconic novels that focus and reflect on mental health
Alister Pearson returns to 1957 when legendary absurdist Albert Camus won the prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature
Alister Pearson reviews Franz Kafka’s novel regarding bureaucracy and frustration, The Castle.
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Elizabeth Mitchell argues that one of the most prolific writers of all time deserves the same reputation as his overexposed contemporary, Dickens
Although it isn’t a book, and it is not permanent, outdoor writing is a valuable and communal literature
Nafisi “invites us to join her as citizens of her ‘Republic of Imagination,’ a country where the villains are conformity and orthodoxy and the only passport to entry is a free mind and a willingness to dream.”
“Every moment happens twice: inside and outside, and they are two different histories.”
On the 186th anniversary of Leo Tolstoy’s birth, Alister Pearson remembers the life of the famous writer, philosopher and political thinker.
If you thought the rainy city didn’t have much to offer in terms of literature, think again. Manchester has inspired generations of great writers and is now home to a vibrant literary scene.
Harriet Hill-Payne, The Mancunion’s own Arts editor, talks to Books about Great Expectations