Authors & Reviews
The novels of Eimear McBride, you might say, begin where she once was – enduring the loss of a brother to a brain tumour, studying drama in London.Read the full story..
In the normal course of things, the brevity of the short story can ensure that even the most elegant of constructions, the most cathartic of conclusions, can fade from the memory.Read the full story..
“It’s important to talk about northern voices.” Portico Prize-winning author Jessica Andrews on class, gender and the north
I’ve long been fascinated with The Portico Library, which sits above the mildly rowdy Old Bank pub on Manchester’s Mosley Street.Read the full story..
As I write this, Australia is on fire while the South of England struggles with another bout of severe flooding.Read the full story..
At the time of writing, we’re five days into a new decade and our Prime Minister seems to be missing, we’re teetering on the edge of war and part of the world is literally on fire.Read the full story..
Morse, Vera, Poirot and, um, Kojak.Read the full story..
What springs to mind when you think of Ken Dodd?Read the full story..
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