April 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

April 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

With a third of the year gone – unbelievably, don’t you think – the awards shortlists and winner announcements are hotting up. There were a few in April, on which I’ll report below. First, though, my usual brief statistical summary. Amazing...
March 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

March 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

We had more awards news in March but, as we currently have no-one on our team reporting on them, I will again devote a section (see below) to them in this month’s round-up. But first, a brief statistical summary, for what it’s worth… March We had the...
Sunday Spotlight with Sofie Laguna

Sunday Spotlight with Sofie Laguna

Recently longlisted for The Stella Prize, Sofie Laguna’s The Choke is a brilliant, haunting novel about a child navigating an often dark and uncaring world of male power and violence, in which grown-ups can’t be trusted and comfort can only be found in nature. I...
Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 5

Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 5

Welcome to Issue 5 of the Historical Fiction Round Up. Over the last month, historical fiction has enjoyed steady attention, with 40 reviews on 34 novels by 33 different authors. Our range of authors has increased since last month but the amount of reviews on the...
Non-Fiction Round Up March 2017

Non-Fiction Round Up March 2017

The Non-fiction round up usually has the smallest amount of reviews each month. And that’s fine. If you’re like me, you are reading several non-fiction books at once, very slowly. My non-fiction books usually need to be read when I’m alert and...