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Grief is the Thing with Feathers – Max Porter

It has been brilliant having a good old sort out of books wherever they may be shelved, or indeed hiding, in the house as it has reminded me of the books I have to look forward to and also the ones that I have loved and the ones that I have loved and haven’t written about yet. 1,209 more words


Grief Is The Thing With Feathers

Max Porter

First Sentence:     There’s a feather on my pillow.

Back of the book:

In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother’s sudden death. 192 more words


Poetry for the Millennial Generation

If Generation Y were to write love poetry, it would sound something like Jack Underwood’s ‘Love Poem’: “The streets look like they want to be frying eggs/ on themselves. 737 more words


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. 248 more words


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