Authors & Reviews
Last Tuesday, Manchester received some fantastic news.Read the full story..
This year marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. In the fourth of a series of articles for Northern Soul, Alfred Searls explores how 1917 – and the Soviet society which developed in its shadow – has been portrayed by writers since that momentous year of revolution.Read the full story..
Life as a fan of Alan Hollinghurst is a game of patience. You have to wait a good few years for the next fix to come along – but it’s worth it.Read the full story..
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..
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