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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 ...
19 Nov

The Low Voices by Manuel Rivas

Review on BookHugger This volume, translated from Galician, apparently started life as a series of articles by writer ......
17 Nov

The Second Body by Daisy Hildyard

Review on BookLife Daisy Hildyard has a PhD in the history of science and is a Leverhulme Early ...
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 ......
16 Nov

Baillie Gifford Shortlist 2017: Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova

Review on BookLife Kapka Kassabova now lives in Scotland and before that resided in New Zealand, but she ......
16 Nov

Baillie Gifford Shortlist 2017: The Islamic Enlightenment: The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason by Christopher de Bellaigue

Review on BookLife In these frankly traumatic times, where various parties are taking more umbrage at each other’s ......
16 Nov

Baillie Gifford Shortlist 2017: An Odyssey: A Father, A Son and An Epic Poem by Daniel Mendelsohn

Review on BookLife Mendelsohn has been passionate about the classics, so much so that he teaches it at ......
16 Nov

SECOND OPINION: The Nature of Autumn by Jim Crumley

Review on BookLife Jim Crumley’s first memory is of geese flying over his parents’ garden in Dundee one ......
15 Nov

Britain by the Book by Oliver Tearle

Review on BookLife For ‘a small island to which no one pays any attention’, Britain is, as Oliver ......
15 Nov

Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us by David A. Neiwert

Review on BookLife Intelligence is not a trait solely linked to humans, it is present across the whole ......
11 Nov

The Secret Life of the Owl by John Lewis-Stempel

Review on BookLife Birds of prey have always fascinated me; they are the pinnacle of evolution as predators ......
11 Nov

SECOND OPINION: The Nature of Autumn by Jim Crumley

Review on BookLife This is the first book I have had the pleasure of reading by Jim Crumley, ...
10 Nov

Gill Chedgey’s Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookChap In the latest instalment in our ‘Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them’ series, Gill ......
08 Nov

Eastern Horizons by Levison Wood

Competition on BookLife Levison Wood was only 22 when he decided to hitch-hike from England to India through ......
08 Nov

The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities: A Yearbook of Forgotten Words by Paul Anthony Jones

Review on BookLife The English language has a huge number of words; there are over 170,00 words in ...
07 Nov

Love, Madness, Fishing by Dexter Petley

Review on BookLife As I opened this book and started to read, I was at once transported back ...
07 Nov

SECOND OPINION: Fingers in the Sparkle Jar by Chris Packham

Review on BookLife This is not my usual type of read. I only know Chris Packham through his ...
07 Nov

SECOND OPINION: Foxes Unearthed by Lucy Jones

Review on BookLife I generally select fiction to read by choice, although I’m not averse to non-fiction per ......
06 Nov

Reading Group Guide: A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré

Article on BookChap In the first instalment in a regular new feature here on Nudge, Paul Burke offers ......
06 Nov

This Little Art by Kate Briggs

Review on BookLife Kate Briggs teaches at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam and has translated two volumes ......
05 Nov

Land of Plenty: A Journey Through the Fields and Foods of Modern Britain by Charlie Pye-Smith

Review on BookLife When people think of farming, they tend to have a rose-tinted image of farmers and ......