Jan 24, 2023
Our book of the week is Trespasses by Louise Kennedy. Set in 1970s Belfast during the Troubles, it tells the story of a young Catholic woman and her affair with a married Protestant man. Described...
Jan 2, 2023
Our book of the week is The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov translated by Michael Glenny. We have been meaning to read this Russian classic for ages. A surreal, absurdist satire,...
Dec 16, 2022
Anna, Annie and Amanda discuss our best books of 2022.
Our favourite reads were:
The Comfort Book by Matt Haig
Border by Kapka Kassabova
Devotion by Hannah Kent
Love Marriage by Monica Ali
Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
The Hummingbird by Sandro Veronesi translated by Elena Pala
Dec 12, 2022
Anna and Annie discuss how BookTok is helping young people discover a passion for reading.
Our holiday reading recommendations are:
Willowman by Inge Simpson
The Whalebone Theatre by Joanna Quinn
Better the Blood by Michael Bennett
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
Dec 1, 2022
Anna and Amanda discuss book shopping on TikTok.
Our book of the week is Crossroads by award-winning author Jonathan Franzen. This is a family drama set in 1971 American suburbia and is the first in a trilogy. It was an instant New York Times best-seller, a Guardian Best Fiction Book of 2021 and has been described...