Antoine Laurain’s sixth novel is a gloriously French thriller that you’ll devour in one sitting.
Ali Smith’s How To Be Both is a playful, two-part novel that reconstructs our understanding of fiction and identity.
The 2003 Women’s Prize for Fiction winner explores a white woman’s role in the slave trade and is a powerful read.
2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Let’s take a look at the amazing past winners and why the prize is needed more than ever.
Jennifer Rosner’s debut novel is a heartbreaking story about the lengths a mother will go to to keep her daughter safe in World War Two. It’s beautiful.
This month, the Book and Brew book club celebrated its fifth birthday. We took the chance to look back on the books we’ve read since 2015 and pick our favourites from a crop of over 60 classic and modern titles.
Rowan Coleman’s – under the alias of Bella Ellis – first book in the Brontë mysteries series is a deliciously Gothic, gripping romp with Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë as your guides. It’s a delight.
You needn’t opt for book vouchers for the readers in your life this Christmas. Here’s a ready-made list of prize-winning books that will put a smile on any bookworm’s face.
There is a wonderful programme of literary events heading to the North East this autumn/winter. Whether you want to meet and greet authors, check out dramatic retellings of your favourite stories, or simply indulge in some book chat, the North East literary scene has something for you. Read More