It seems strange that it's been only 2 years since the Obamas were in the White House, but then time doesn't fly when you aren't having fun. One could argue that Michelle Obama's book, Becoming, has done so well because of the nostalgia for the Obama administration post-Trump, but it's also just a really good book.Read More »
It seems like a strange concept, right? Objects like clothing, make up and shoes shouldn't have anything to do with race, and yet, if there's anything I've learnt in my English Literature degree it has to be that a shoe is never just a shoe.Read More »
The television adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale debuted in 2017 and the timing of it's release feels like no coincidence. Audiences of the series, based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood, most likely found a worrying amount of parallels between the dystopian future of Gilead, the story’s setting, and the present day.Read More »
The Song of Achilles has been my favourite book for the past 6 or so months now, having been gifted to me by my beloved Classics teacher on the last day of school.Read More »
With A F Harrold’s new book, The Afterwards being published this month, it seemed like the perfect time to sit down with the man behind the books, and ask him all about what it’s like to be a children’s author and his life in our town of Reading.Read More »
The award-winning producer's debut novel is an inventive, compelling and action-packed dramaRead More »
This week we interviewed Jack Marshall, Physical Geography student and self-published author of When the World Ends… He gives us an insight into the world of publishing and juggling a writing career with a degree. The first installment of the trilogy is now available to dowload or to purchase online.
Could you give a brief outline of the storyline (without giving too much away) for those who have not read the book?» >Read More »