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Drama Online to partner with award-winning audio drama company LA Theatre Works

Drama Online, an award-winning study resource originally created by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc and Faber and Faber, has announced its partnership with LA Theatre Works. The non-profit organisation features audio content as performed by the likes of Hilary Swank, Alfred Molina and Mark Ruffalo and boasts a worldwide audience through international broadcasters: the BBC, Voice of America and Radio Beijing among them. 232 more words

Amélie Nothomb 'The Book of Proper Names'

I had a large hole in my racket, Amélie Nothomb, a very prolific French language writer from Belgium. “People either love her or hate her” I was told, I am here to confess that after reading “Robert des Noms Propres” I neither hate her nor love her, this was simply an unusual story, well worth reading. 249 more words

Books

Cover Reveal - Rebel of the Sands

Wow, I’ve never hosted a cover reveal before but this feels like the best possible time to start.

If you’ve followed this blog or my twitter feed for a while, you might of heard me talking about  118 more words

Arkham Reviews

SHEDNOTES 144: More of As Others See Us

The Shed is offering the following review …

Yorkshire poet Simon Armitage is latest in a long line of travellers to explore the West Country and report back to the nation. 836 more words

Notes From The Shed

A Fine Balance, Rohinton Mistry: A Review from Bali 

This is a book that tugs at every emotion – ruthlessly and beautifully.

A Fine Balance is set in India in 1975 and centres around the interlocking lives of widowed Dina Dalal who is determined to live independently, two Hindu tailors, Ishvar and Om who Dina employs to help pay her rent, and her paying boarder Maneck whose parents send him to study to give him opportunities outside of the family business in the mountains. 253 more words

Fiction

The Buried Giant

Kazuo Ishiguro

First Sentence:     You would have searched a long time for the sort of winding lane or tranquil meadow for which England later became celebrated. 109 more words

Novel

Guest Post: Five Things I Never Knew About C19th Circuses (until writing The Girl Who Walked On Air) by Emma Carroll

Today I’m joined by Emma Carroll for a circus-themed post relating to her beautiful book, THE GIRL WHO WALKED ON AIR! The novel released from Faber & Faber last year and today Emma is sharing five things she learned from researching TGWWOA. 374 more words

Interviews & Guest Posts