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Peach

Book Review: Peach by Wayne Barton

March 15, 2019 Comments Off on Book Review: Peach by Wayne Barton

Typically, Fanny Price is the least well-loved of Austen’s heroines.

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Lubecki Family: Monika, Agata and Wieslaw in their home of 4 years in Edinburgh

Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience

October 27, 2018 Comments Off on Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience

Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience is a book of stories that are rarely heard.

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Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinené

Review: Slay In Your Lane – The Black Girl Bible, Manchester Literature Festival

October 19, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Slay In Your Lane – The Black Girl Bible, Manchester Literature Festival

Rebels with a cause, Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke, are challenging the barriers surrounding race.

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“I’ve grown old with Rebus.” Northern Soul talks to best-selling crime author Ian Rankin

October 15, 2018 Comments Off on “I’ve grown old with Rebus.” Northern Soul talks to best-selling crime author Ian Rankin

When the best-selling crime writer Ian Rankin brings his Investigating Murder: An Evening with Ian Rankin to Manchester’s HOME, the intention, he says, is not simply to talk about his new book In A House Of Lies (incidentally, one of the best thrillers of the year if you ask me) then sign some copies.

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Jenni Murray

Review: An Afternoon with Jenni Murray, Manchester Literature Festival

October 11, 2018 Comments Off on Review: An Afternoon with Jenni Murray, Manchester Literature Festival

This year feels like the perfect time to welcome the launch of Jenni Murray’s new book – A History of the World in 21 Women – as we celebrate the centenary of women (those aged over 30 who had a household) gaining the vote and the rise of global feminist movements such as #TimesUp and #MeToo.

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David Nolan

“This is Manc Noir.” Black Moss author David Nolan talks to Northern Soul

October 3, 2018 Comments Off on “This is Manc Noir.” Black Moss author David Nolan talks to Northern Soul

For many authors, the path to their first novel can be a long and winding road.

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Death and the Elephant, Raz Shaw

Book Review: Death and the Elephant by Raz Shaw

October 2, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review: Death and the Elephant by Raz Shaw

Julie Hesmondhalgh reviews Death and the Elephant for Northern Soul. 

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Mark Kermode

How Does It Feel? Mark Kermode talks skiffle, Slade and being on stage

October 2, 2018 Comments Off on How Does It Feel? Mark Kermode talks skiffle, Slade and being on stage

These days Mark Kermode draws a large, loyal audience every Friday afternoon for his Film Review show with Simon Mayo on BBC Radio 5 Live.

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Ariel Kahn, Raising Sparks

Book Review: Raising Sparks by Ariel Kahn

September 30, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review: Raising Sparks by Ariel Kahn

Ariel Kahn’s Raising Sparks is a paean to Israel and to the esoteric teachings of Kabbalah.

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The Heart of the Race Black Women’s Lives in Britain by Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie, and Suzanne Scafe

Book Review – Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain by Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie and Suzanne Scafe

September 29, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review – Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain by Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie and Suzanne Scafe

I’m an avid reader of non-fiction. I thoroughly enjoy taking a peek at other people’s lives and, more importantly, learning something new about the world we live in.

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