The American President is a motherfucker.
Just one of the lines from Matt Haig’s new novel, How To Stop Time, which forces you to stop time, stop reading, and laugh out loud. 536 more words
Stirling’s MLitt course was delighted to host visiting speaker Andrea Joyce this month, who took a break from the whirlwind task of preparing for London Book Fair to let us into her world as Rights Director at Canongate. 1,007 more words
According to Roddy Doyle, Dirt Road ”is a brilliant, a deeply moving and exciting novel. The words feel so believable I forgot at times that I was reading fiction.” To be honest, I can only partially agree, as the more I read, the more I felt weighted down by some sort of undercurrent of literary deja vu. 366 more words
The British book world has been responding to often depressing current events in delightful ways. The owner of Big Green Books has been interviewed on BBC London about his Harry Potter-related feud with Piers Morgan… 226 more words
Make no mistake about it. This is a book about the Arab Spring. It may be set in the Egypt of King Farouk (who is never named in the book). 488 more words