Up until 1958, British publishers could be sent to jail for producing books deemed to have “a tendency to deprave and corrupt those whose minds are open to such immoral influence”. Whilst this is no […]
According to language experts part of the Oxford English Dictionary team, not one word could summarise the whole year of 2020. This is not surprising. The year has been full of unexpected choices and decisions. […]
Arts and Culture Editor Sinead O’Riordan reviews this year’s Booker Prize Winner, Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart.
Spotlighting some great artists this Disability Month, ranging from sculptors to revered writers.
Esme McGowan explores the fundamental importance of reading to multiple groups in society, and in particular, its provision of essential escapism for all during the lockdown.
Our wonderful In The Middle Associate Alex Gibbon interviews Leeds-based Gondal Theatre Company as they prepare for their upcoming performance of The Glass Bell!
Sally Morris details the controversy surrounding the new Mary Wollstonecraft statue and discusses the implications of representing the writer in the nude.
Hundreds of authors are signing up to help keep local and independent bookstores running throughout lockdown.
Bookshop.org have launched an initiative that is set to save local and independent bookstores from closure, as it encourages shopping locally and staves off multi-billion dollar companies!
Tharushi Wijesiri recommeds their top 5 horror books to keep you company during this COVID safe Halloween season!
Marjolaine Marsile looks at why you might be finding it hard to concentrate after coming out of lockdown and what this means for our watching habits.
Matthew Whiteley reviews Tom Brewer’s latest book, an in-depth, exciting and illuminating biography of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.