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 […]
Looking for new writers who differ from the white-English-and-American-male demographic? Here are some of the greatest Scottish writers of the moment.
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.
When you consider how often rioting has occurred throughout history, it's surprising to discover how few authors have tackled the subject. Sure, there are plenty of academic tomes, but fiction is pretty thin on the ground. Now one British author, Sarah Butler, has dealt with the subject head on in her latest novel, Before the Fire.
We know, we know, geeks are geeks, and jocks are jocks, and never the twain shall meet – hang on, though, that’s utter horse-manure. After all, Arsenal’s Theo Walcott’s a big fan of Harry Potter, and Owen Hargreaves, formerly of Manchester City, says he likes to kick back with a copy of Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist. Not only that, but soccer – or plain old football if you’re of the British persuasion – is a literary phenomenon in its own right. Here are five of our favourite top-scoring texts:
It’s harder then ever for writers to sell fiction, which means they're getting ever more inventive: here are seven real-life stunts that have been used to catch the customers’ attention – some formally and intellectually innovative, and some, well, just plain old audacious.
You’ve been working like a Duracell bunny all week on five different ad campaigns. Your Art Director has made your concepts look like bad expressionism and your Creative Director is questioning your copywriting talents with phrases like “did you go out drinking last night?” and “Maybe it was cool in the Eighties”. When the weekend arrives it feels like you’ve jumped aboard a lifeboat.