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12 Dec

Linda Hepworth Previews the Words by the Water Festival 2018

Article on BookChap On the 8th December I went to the theatre at Keswick for the launch of ...
08 Dec

The Shipwreck Hunter by David L. Mearns

Review on BookChap Ever since watching the raising of the ‘Mary Rose’, and learning about the ‘Lusitania’, I ......
08 Dec

Paul Burke’s Ten Alternative Christmas Crackers

Article on BookChap What’s your favourite Christmas book? Possibly A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (that must top ......
08 Dec

Jacob’s Room is Full of Books by Susan Hill

Review on BookChap Susan Hill’s latest foray into non-fiction is entitled Jacob’s Room is Full of Books: A ......
05 Dec

Gill Chedgey’s Ten Books I’d Like to Reread

Article on BookChap Following on from selecting the books from my TBR shelves, I looked around at all ......
30 Nov

Surviving Kidnappers by Olav Ofstad

Review on BookChap In some ways this is an odd book, after all, just what are the chances ...
28 Nov

Daniel Sevitt’s Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookChap In this latest instalment in our Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them series, Daniel ......
28 Nov

Trained to Kill by Antonio Veciana and Carlos Harrison

Review on BookChap With the release of the latest cache of until-now-confidential documents on the JFK assassination, I ......
27 Nov

In Search of Nice Americans by Geoff Steward

Review on BookChap An interesting title that could raise the eyebrows somewhat, mainly due to the average image ......
26 Nov

Book Week Scotland Launches New Virtual Festival!

Article on BookChap This year, Book Week Scotland will launch its first-ever Virtual Festival to run alongside the ......
22 Nov

Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2017

Article on BookChap The winners of the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards for 2017 were announced last ...
21 Nov

Gill Chedgey’s Ten Dates With Kates

Article on BookChap I’m not sure when this started. I can’t even be sure who it started with. ...
20 Nov

Reading Group Guide: Munich by Robert Harris

Article on BookChap In the third of the new Nudge reading group guides, Paul Burke poses some questions ......
19 Nov

Once Upon a Time in the East by Xiaolu Guo

Review on BookChap Amongst the several books of this genre that I have read, this one does stand ...
18 Nov

24 Hours in Ancient Rome by Philip Matyszak

Review on BookChap Midnight, September, Anno Domini 137, close on 2,000 years ago. Hadrian is ruler of Rome ......
17 Nov

The Cricket War by Gideon Haigh

Review on BookChap The Cricket War, by the excellent cricket writer Gideon Haigh, has been republished and updated ......
17 Nov

David France wins the 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize!

Article on BookChap Congratulations David France on winning the 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize with How to Survive a ......
14 Nov

The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich by Callum Macdonald

Review on BookChap Reinhard Heydrich, also known as ‘The Butcher of Prague’, was a Nazi first and foremost. ......
14 Nov

Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann

Review on BookChap Black Tudors is a fresh look at English society during this period through the lives ......
11 Nov

Vidal: The Autobiography by Vidal Sassoon

Review on BookChap This is another retrospective look at an icon of the ‘swinging sixties’, only this time ......
10 Nov

Arminius: The Limits of Empire by Robert Fabbri

Review on BookChap This is quite an interesting treatment of the Teutoberg massacre from the German point of ......