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Baking With Kafka: Comics by Tom Gauld

Baking With Kafka: Comics by Tom Gauld

Review by Kylie Thompson

Rating: 4 stars

Genre: comics

Publisher: Canongate/ Allen & Unwin

Tom Gauld might not be a name you instantly recognise (though it should be), but it’s a safe bet that if you’re a reader with social media, you’ve stumbled upon, or shared, his work. 388 more words


Review: The Graybar Hotel, Curtis Dawkins

In this blog post, writer Nick Moss reviews ‘The Graybar Hotel’ by Curtis Dawkins. Dawkins is an MFA graduate and prisoner serving life without parole. In the book, he takes inside the worlds of prison and prisoners, offering a window into prison life through the eyes of his narrators and their cellmates.  860 more words


Penguin Bloom: The odd little bird who saved a family.

*Thank you so much to Canongate for sending me this book to review.*

-Book description –

Penguin Bloom is an extraordinary true story full of hope and courage, featuring Cameron Bloom’s exceptional photographs and a captivating narrative by New York Times bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive. 675 more words

The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber @canongatebooks

Peter is sent on a mission to spread the word from his book of Strange New Things. He has to leave his wife, Beatrice, at home as the company cannot afford to send them both. 268 more words

Book Reviews

Review: Solar Bones - Mike McCormack

My rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Date read: 26 August 2017

Published by Canongate, 2017

Verdict: A wonderful, wonderful look into one man’s life. 475 more words


A(nother) Review: Sal by Mick Kitson

It’s that glorious time of the year for people in the business that is books… no, not my birthday, or the re-stocking of titles that are going onto the school reading lists for the next term. 587 more words


Under The Skin - Michel Faber

Canongate 2000

Under The Skin recommended for my reading by James Everington who also recommended recently Under The Volcano and Under The Garden.

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