Today in 1987, we lost the incomparable James Baldwin. In a divided, angry 2019, we need him more than ever.
To many, William Shakespeare is an antiquated hack. I certainly thought so, until I discovered how many common words he authored.
‘The Harp of Kings’ is a melding of past and present, introducing reality television tropes to the realm of fantasy. It’s distinctive, but safe enough for the merry throng of YA readers.
I may not have read many things, but at least the list I’ve pretended to have read is far longer. Come now, and don’t judge…I’ve already taken care of that.
Margaret Atwood’s long-awaited sequel to the Handmaid’s Tale is upon us, with the author making a series of dizzying creative decisions with the text.
Book Week 2019 is upon us and to get us into the mood, we asked some of our writers to suggest their favourite book (or two).