A brief introduction and a few shared thoughts on my book choice for Reading Wales 2023: Birdsplaining by Jasmine Donahaye.
Seven titles have been shortlisted for the fourth annual award of the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation and my favourite is still in contention.
Sixteen titles have been longlisted for the fourth annual award of the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation and I have a favourite.
We reveal the winners of the New Welsh Writing Awards 2020.
2019 may not have been the most prolific year in terms of the number of books ticked off my TBR, but I hugely enjoyed those I read.
I share my thoughts on the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man who walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness to seek adventure but never returned.
From 3rd June to 3rd September I will be working my way through this list.
The shortlist for the Wales Book of the Year 2019 awards for English and Welsh-language books has been announced.
As the fourth week of the inaugural Wales Readathon comes to an end, we discuss chapters 22-28 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
As week three of the inaugural Wales Readathon draws to a close, we discuss chapters 15-21 of the official Dewithon 19 book.
What a wonderfully diverse and gratifying reading year 2018 turned out to be!
We look back at a powerful memoir exploring death, illness, marriage and memory from an iconic American writer.
Week two of a month-long celebration of favourite non-fiction reads. In this post we look at a perfect book pairing.
A month-long celebration of reading, reviewing and discussing non-fiction.
A gripping investigation into a crime that scandalized literary London.
A comprehensive checklist of Margaret Atwood’s publications from 1961 to the present day.
I have finally succumbed to joining The Classics Club. Here is my list of fifty fine titles to be read over a period of five years.
A vivid and perceptive book, which will probably appeal to readers of Robert Macfarlane, Roger Deakin and Olivia Laing.
After masses of nominations and much lively debate Hay Fest came up with the top 100 books by women over the last century. I intend to read my way through the list!
The challenge of creating a zero-sum book collection. Can you create a one-hundred-book library?