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“Fiction has to reflect the experiences of everybody.” Author Glen James Brown talks to Northern Soul
There must be something in the air because Northern writers are churning out fascinating fiction at a rate of knots.Read the full story..
Emily, the elusive Brontë sister, is often portrayed as reclusive, difficult, perhaps even slightly unhinged.Read the full story..
It’s hard to believe that Rough Guides have been with us since 1982.Read the full story..
I have the propensity to be anxious about most things – electrical goods, being late, saying no, upsetting people, gas hobs, plug sockets, disease, forgetting things – so a book titled Notes on a Nervous Planet calls to me like a gin & tonic on a hot day.Read the full story..
Living with autism is a hugely weighty subject and any book about it could easily risk being hard to digest.Read the full story..
In the North of England, the chances are you’re closer to a mosque than you think.Read the full story..
The Brontë Parsonage, nestled on the Yorkshire Moors in Haworth, is a magical place.Read the full story..
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