My favourite place in Manchester is the Central Library.Read the full story..
With proof copies of Sally Rooney’s third novel trading for hundreds of pounds on eBay, and bookshops opening early and stocking extra copies, it’s fair to say that Beautiful World, Where Are You is one of the most eagerly anticipated novels of 2021.Read the full story..
In the age of internet dating, words such as ‘orbiting’ and ‘ghosting’ have fast become a part of the collective lexicon.Read the full story..
At Northern Soul, we can often be found with our nose buried in a book. As a team, we are notorious bookworms and are passionate about championing all things literary.Read the full story..
“It has been life-changing.” NorthBound Book Award 2020 winner John D. Rutter talks to Northern Soul
We’re delighted to announce that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the fifth annual Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction. This is our fourth year as partner for the prestigious prize, run by Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire. Comma’s commitment to the short story and its place in today’s literary narrative is second to none, as is its work to blur cultural and social boundaries.Read the full story..
There was a time, as Peter Cook once joked, When Diana Dors Ruled the Earth.Read the full story..
Henry Normal might just be the most famous person you have never heard of.Read the full story..
Manchester’s urban history is being celebrated with a new book featuring images of local independent shops in the 1980s, which already look like a bygone age.
There’s a new champion in town and it’s the bestselling crime author, Elly Griffiths.Read the full story..
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