Authors & Reviews
Review: Outsiders – Five Women Who Changed the World by Lyndall Gordon, Manchester Literature Festival
I’m tired of being told what a woman should and shouldn’t say.Read the full story..
What do breakfast kippers, a curry and a book about law all have in common?Read the full story..
“I don’t care if people don’t find me funny. I know I’m funny because it’s the job I do.”Read the full story..
“We all benefit when we embrace diversity and allow everyone to contribute.” Northern Soul talks to June Sarpong
It’s Friday lunchtime and we’ve bagged 20 minutes with June Sarpong.Read the full story..
“The gigs were so rough that I had to come out kicking everyone in the face.”Read the full story..
“You grow up surrounded by people who look and think and speak in two languages.” Author Preti Taneja talks to Northern Soul
King Lear strikes fear into the heart of me.Read the full story..
These days, Nigel Kneale isn’t a name that’s generally recognised by the man in the street.Read the full story..
“Lots of people have told me that it resonates with them, gay or straight,” says Rosie Wilby.Read the full story..
“It’s about bringing literature alive.” Punam Ramchurn, director of Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival
“I don’t think you should be snobby about reading,” says Punam Ramchurn, director of Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival which is returning for the fifth time this month.Read the full story..
Poetry is everywhere at the moment.Read the full story..
Northern Soul Awards 2017
Congratulations to all the winners at the Northern Soul Awards 2017. It was a cracking night. For the full list, click here http://awards.northernsoul.me.uk/2017-winners
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