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...
January 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

January 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

Another year, another January round-up and I’m thrilled that this year has started as last year did – with a bumper crop of reviews. It makes my job harder – but in a good way, so do please keep me busy! As you’re probably aware, the awards...
November 2017 Round-up: Classics and Literary

November 2017 Round-up: Classics and Literary

In my November post each year, I include some December awards information, because the last post of the year will summarise the whole year allowing no time for specifically November news. So, in November, The invisible war by Ailsa Wild, Briony Barr, Gregory Crocetti,...