User Name:

Password:

remember me

Forgot your password?

Not a member?

Join Now

Books News

RSS feedDisplaying articles 11 - 20 of most recent articles

Destination Earth by Ali Sparkes - review 'I would give this book a three and a half stars out of five' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 22 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
My hero: Abraham Lincoln by Akhil Sharma The 2015 Folio prizewinner on how the US president embraced honesty and happinessAbraham Lincolns father ridiculed and abused him, and the young Lincoln was surrounded by physical cruelty, especially towards animals part of life on the American frontier.
The Guardian | Mar 28, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Spiders by Tom Hoyle - review 'There was something that drew me into this book a little like a fly into a spider's web' Continue reading...
The Guardian | Mar 28, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pour A Bucket Of Blood On These New Adaptations Of 'Carrie' Stephen King has said his novel Carrie is about women's power and men's fear an idea reporter Beth Accomando says has gotten lost in newer adaptations of the horror classic for stage and screen.
NPR.org | Mar 28, 2015 10:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At Last, A Fitting Farewell For Richard III Richard III has been buried, two years after his abandoned bones were found under an abandoned parking lot. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the man Shakespeare turned into one of his great characters.
NPR.org | Mar 28, 2015 09:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Isis: Inside the Army of Terror; The Rise of Islamic State review Two accounts from Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan, and from Patrick Cockburn offer contrasting perspectives on the rise of jihadism in the Middle EastIsis feeds first on state dysfunction, second on Sunni outrage. InIraq, Sunni Arabs are a minority
The Guardian | Mar 28, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sarah Hall: I love writing about sex, thecivil veneer stripped off The books interview: the author of The Electric Michelangelo talks about her new book, The Wolf Border, how motherhood has affected her work and why avoiding politics in fiction is juvenileWant to know what it takes for a literary author to become a
The Guardian | Mar 28, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas - review 'All I can say is that this series has to be read' Continue reading...
The Guardian | Mar 28, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nick Cave: pass the sick bag Its almost worthy of Spinal Tap a collection of the musicians thoughts, jotted down while in transit on sick bags. But his book The Sick Bag Song provides a window on Caves honesty as well as his narcissism, and theres the odd flash of brillianceWhen youv
The Guardian | Mar 28, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Adult Onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald review an acidly funny portrait of parenthood A writers stint in the psychic sweat lodge of toddler-rearing prompts a search for the secrets of her troubled childhood Continue reading...
The Guardian | Mar 28, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend