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23 Oct

The Secret of Vesalius by Jordi Llobregat

Review on BookHugger Translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead, this debut novel is a combination of pure ......
23 Oct

Paul Burke on William Boyd and the Short Story

Article on BookHugger William Boyd’s latest book will be published in early November. The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth ......
23 Oct

The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth by William Boyd

Review on BookHugger William Boyd is a master of the short story. I discovered that when I read ...
21 Oct

Walking Wounded by Sheila Llewellyn

Review on BookHugger This story is set in 1947, just months before the NHS was established and, in ...
19 Oct

Our Intrepid Reporter: Jade Craddock at the Cheltenham Literature Festival

Article on BookChap Another year, another superb ten days of literary highlights, another post-Cheltenham slump as you realise ......
19 Oct

An Unremarkable Body by Elisa Lodato

Review on BookHugger When I first saw this book I was intrigued by the title and also the ...
17 Oct

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Review on BookHugger For his eleventh birthday, William Wallace “Willie” Lincoln was given a pony. He loved that ......
17 Oct

Jade Craddock’s Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookHugger Following Paul’s great post about ten books that he’s acquired, I felt inspired to take ......
17 Oct

Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar

Review on BookHugger This is an intelligent historical drama, a family odyssey and a coming of age story ......
16 Oct

The Winter’s Child by Cassandra Parkin

Review on BookGeek Look, I’m just a poor, innocent reader, okay? I really don’t deserve to be treated ......
16 Oct

Cassandra Parkin on Belief and Fiction

Article on BookGeek Here are six things that have happened to me, which cannot possibly be true, and ...
11 Oct

First Person by Richard Flanagan

Review on BookHugger Down under with the underground in 1970s Australia and the world of publishing are revealed ......
05 Oct

SECOND OPINION: Tin Man by Sarah Winman

Review on BookHugger The eloquence of Sarah Winman’s writing shines throughout this beautifully written, heart-wrenching short novel. It .....
04 Oct

Our Intrepid Reporter: Gwenda Major Attends An Evening With Ann Cleeves

Article on BookHugger When I got an email from my local library advertising a talk by Ann Cleeves, ...
04 Oct

A Time to Change by Callie Langridge

Review on BookHugger A Time to Change appealed to me the minute I read the blurb. I love ...
04 Oct

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

Review on BookHugger The media buzz when the Man Booker shortlist was announced centred around this young British ......
02 Oct

Paul Burke’s 10 Books and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookHugger Mostly I buy books after reading the blurb and the reviews and employing that gut ......
01 Oct

Care of Wooden Floors by Will Wiles

Review on BookHugger Thanks to a quirky book loving friend, I was given this novel (as I’d never ......
28 Sep

Strange Heart Beating by Eli Goldstone

Review on BookHugger In a freak accident, a swan attacks a small boat, capsizes it and Leda drowns; ...
25 Sep

Maria in the Moon by Louise Beech

Review on BookHugger I loved Louise Beech’s last book, The Mountain in My Shoe, but I have yet ...
25 Sep

Therese Raquin by Emile Zola

Review on BookHugger I purchased this book basically because I enjoy reading about France in the late 1800s, ......