Articles relating to: author
“Writing is a lonely way of connecting with the world.” Author Bill Bryson talks about his new book and being an author
Interviewing Bill Bryson is a dangerous occupation, both in the preparation and the execution.Read the full story..
I read chapters from Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City in the bath.Read the full story..
For many authors, the path to their first novel can be a long and winding road.Read the full story..
Despite our hopes that 2017 would be a marked improvement on the turbulent 2016, this year came with more bumps, twists and turns than the Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. But, as usual, it was an excellent year for bookworms and the good reads kept on coming.Read the full story..
The last time I saw Claire Tomalin in Manchester she was battling some sort of rave act in order to be heard.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..
“Lots of people have told me that it resonates with them, gay or straight,” says Rosie Wilby.Read the full story..
This year marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. In the third 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..
My debut novel, The Witchfinder’s Sister, is set in Essex. Which, it’s fair to say, is not The North.Read the full story..
“She’s driving from her home towards Newcastle but that’s the Holy Island causeway and that clearly isn’t right.”Read the full story..
- Yemen: Inside a Crisis, Imperial War Museum North
- Review: Jessica Andrews and Helen Mort, Manchester Literature Festival, International Anthony Burgess Foundation
- Film Review: The Day Shall Come
- Review: Neil Tennant in conversation with Andrew McMillan, Manchester Literature Festival, RNCM
- Headlines and Hedgerows: TV legend John Craven talks to Northern Soul
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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