A deft, dazzling, diligently researched debut about a literary icon and his beautiful, wealthy, spoiled Swans.
Month: April 2018
This week we appraise books read and reviewed, look forward to the 1944 Club, give you the latest updates on Dewithon 2019 and highlight fascinating literary features from across the Net.
This is a literary wish-list, but absolutely not, in any way, shape or form a book bucket list!
Can we ever be wholly free? In this book Margaret Atwood holds a mirror up to our own world. The reflection we are faced with, of men and women in prisons literal and metaphorical, is frightening but not without hope.
Collaborative book blogging: My last minute contribution to the 1977 Club.
This week we look at books read and reviewed, see what’s happening with Dewithon 2019, catch up with the latest book-blogging events and highlight fascinating literary features from across the Internet.
Meet Me at the Museum is an epistolary story of love and selflessness. It put a smile on this reader’s face.
Memories of a remarkable visit to the Keats-Shelley House in Rome, almost 18 years ago.
The story of an unexpected and forbidden love affair that developed between America’s First Lady and a well-known female journalist.
This week we appraise books read and reviewed, look at the Welsh diaspora, discover what’s happening with the Les Misérables Read-along and highlight fascinating literary features from across the Net.
This debut collection from Roxane Gay is a unique blend of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, all interwoven to represent the Haitian diaspora experience.
This is the first in a series of occasional features about Wales, its people, history, culture and, most importantly, its literature, to be posted in the months leading up to the first ever Dewithon, or Wales Readathon, which is taking place from 1st to 31st March 2019.
A House of Pomegranates is a collection of whimsical short stories by Oscar Wilde.
This week we look at books read, reviewed and TBR, see what’s happening with Dewithon 2019, catch up with the latest book-blogging events and highlight fascinating literary features from across the Internet.
2018 marks a century since the first women won the vote in the United Kingdom, and this children’s book tells the story of their fight. ‘Suffragette’ is a tale of astounding bravery, ingenuity and strength.
A dip-in doorstop filled with risqué anecdotes, humorous stories, unintended hilarity and intriguing revelations.