As much as we know you’d like to spend every waking minute following plays and tallying points and yelling at the referee, there’s always some dead point during the weekend when there’s no sport on TV and the weather’s too poor to risk a kick-about outside – at which point, what better substitute activity than to read a rollicking novel about sport, eh?
Surprise: some of the world's sharpest minds have had less than flattering things to say about nationalism. Let's have a look at their wise words.
Finland has long been a bit of an exotic destination for adventurers. But if you can't make the trip, don't worry. We've rounded up the best books about Finland by foreigners, so you can enjoy Suomi from the comfort of your couch.
Here are 5 fantastic examples of educational romps for all ages that kept us up all night with our torches under the bedclothes.
When readers think about literary food fiction, the inevitable spectre of Proust and the infamous madeleine is often invoked, or […]
Are you a reluctant reader? These classic books are equal parts accessible and fantastic, guaranteed to get your literary mind fired up.
Gender inequality sadly isn't top of the political agenda, so we're very happy to see the recent release of so many amazing books exploring the issues.
Above all else philosophy is about thinking deeply. If you're ready to expand your mind, here are the 10 best philosophy books to get you started.
We all love a good nosh up, so it should come as no surprise to discover that some of history's finest writers had a taste for food writing too.
Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or boycotting Hallmark Holidays, you’re still a sucker for a good old love-story book, right? No? Well, hey, we love a challenge. Here are ten love stories (happy, sad, and pure conniving) that will yank those heartstrings whether you like it or not! Prepare to swoon…