Looking for a new way to occupy yourself throughout lockdown? Anushka Searle breaks down the how The Guardian’s online book club works and how she found the experience.
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.
18 months. That’s how long it took me to finish “Wuthering Heights”. 18 months. Usually, I’m pretty quick to finish a book (by no means is that a flex; why do people boast about how […]
“Take a book, leave a book” –that’s the motto of Leeds’ Little Free Libraries. After Carry Franklin installed the first Little Free Library in 2017, she was taken-aback by the ‘incredible’ community response. One and a […]
Lily Allen’s memoir My Thoughts Exactly is brutally honest and refreshingly bare. Salacious headlines that have emerged surrounding Lily’s book launch, such as that she slept with Noel Gallagher whilst he was married, might lead […]
Are you more productive at completing your assignments in different environments? Looking for places to study off-campus? Or do you just want somewhere quiet to do some casual reading? The city of Leeds offers you […]
With the advancing digital age, the popularity of the ‘e-book’ has risen constantly. Is it time therefore time that we swap the novel gathering dust in the corner for a portable tablet? Or will the sensory experience of reading a traditional […]
It’s summer. Which for most of us, means catching up on the things we miss out on during the academic year, like reading for leisure. I was recently scanning the Young Adult (YA) section of […]
If there’s one thing that immediately comes to mind when I think of happiness, it’s a well thought out bookshelf (think rainbow-organised, neat little rows of content). To me, there are not many things more […]
With just 9 games left of the regular season, the race for promotion and relegation in the Championship is set to reach an exciting climax. Newcastle lead the pack at the top of the league, […]
Take some time to put down the uni reading this Christmas and curl up in front of the fire with some of these stylish reads… Inside Vogue: A diary of my 100th year Alexandra Shulman […]
The University of Reading has issued a statement condemning the behaviour of a group of students who dressed as ‘pikeys’, a derogatory term for the Gypsy or Traveller community. Dozens of students set off fireworks, […]