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Review: How To Stop Time

A: Read Matt Haig’s latest novel! Its beauty, depth and humanity will make you forget the end of your lunch break, miss your Tube stop, take you beyond sleep. 391 more words


A Life In Pictures: The Scots Whay Hae! Podcast Talks To Alasdair Gray & Kevin Brown...

The latest podcast is a fascinating conversation with two previous guests, the writer and artist, Alasdair Gray, and the driving force behind Songs For Scotland… 276 more words


The Unsung Letter No. 21

This week’s Unsung Letter brings us an insight into the beautiful silver thread that can join reader and book, the thread of personal connection brought about by the right letters strung along in front of our eyes. 158 more words

Baileys Prize Shortlist Wrap-up

When the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist was announced earlier this year I made it my mission to get through all of them before the winner is announced (the prizegiving is taking place 7th June 2017). 985 more words


The Book of Strange New Things

Michel Faber
Canongate Books 2014 (orig)
585 sivua/pages

Michel Faberin teokset ovat ihastuttaneet minua kerta toisensa jälkeen. Blogissa näistä olen käsitellyt kaksi, upean esikoisen, Veripunainen, lumivalkoisen… 651 more words


A(nother) Review: How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb

After last week declaring that I didn’t read much Non Fiction, I went straight into reading another Non Fiction title. It’s not something I would have normally done, and I’m very much looking forward to getting back into a Fiction book, however, the subject of the book was irresistible, particularly after reading Sara Pascoe’s… 535 more words


A(nother) Review: How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

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