An uplifting exploration of the power of books to shape our lives in an era of constant connectivity.
It is 130 years since the publication of Reuben Sachs by Amy Levy, a novel about the unfulfilled lives of Victorian women. We look back at the short but controversial life of its author.
This week we appraise books read and reviewed, have fun spelling our name in books, announce the Wales Book of the Year 2018 Short List, and highlight fascinating literary features from across the Net.
Song Castle is an exuberant caper through 12th-century Wales in the company of poets and musicians from all corners of the known world as they gather to compete for a permanent place at a Welsh Prince’s table.
Everyone in the book blogging community seems to be jumping on the My Blog’s Name in Books bandwagon, so why not me, too?
This week we look at books read and reviewed, see what’s happening with Dewithon 2019, discover an exciting new literary talent and highlight fascinating features from across the Internet.
The gripping and elegiac stories of eight lost books, and the mysterious circumstances behind their disappearances.
In the second of our occasional features about Wales to be posted in the run-up to Dewithon 2019, we look forward to International Dylan Thomas Day on 14th May, and look back at a memorable performance from 2003.
A deft, dazzling, diligently researched debut about a literary icon and his beautiful, wealthy, spoiled Swans.
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.