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21 Feb

Why We Make Things and Why it Matters: The Education of a Craftsman by Peter Korn

Review on BookLife Nowadays, people spend inordinate amounts of time in front of computers supposedly creating things and, ......
19 Feb

Hidden Nature: A Voyage of Discovery by Alys Fowler

Review on BookLife Alys Fowler is well known as a gardener on TV programmes such as Gardeners World. She loves ......
19 Feb

The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland’s Border by Garrett Carr

Review on BookLife In the fallout from Brexit, the only land border between the UK and Europe will ...
15 Feb

Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time by Simon Garfield

Review on BookLife Time is one of those entities that we cannot buy nor store; it just grinds ...
12 Feb

Look at You Now by Liz Pryor

Review on BookLife This is Liz Pryor’s memoir, albeit written over 30 years after the event she describes. In ......
10 Feb

Revolutionary Ride: On the Road in Search of the Real Iran by Lois Pryce

Review on BookLife Britain and Iran have always had a turbulent relationship and, in 2011, just after the ......
10 Feb

Calligraphies of Love by Hassan Massoudy

Competition on BookLife Inspired by timeless love poems from around the world, Hassan Massoudy’s calligraphy takes us on ......
07 Feb

Got the travel bug? Then Stanford, Edward Stanford’s the name you want – and we have it covered!

Article on BookLife Edward Stanford (above) rose to prominence during the height of the Victorian age; in 1848 he ......
03 Feb

Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive by Charles Duhigg

Review on BookLife Journalist Charles Duhigg wrote the international bestseller The Power of Habit and so when his latest book, Smarter ...
02 Feb

Bradshaw’s Continental Railway Guide: 1853 Railway Handbook of Europe by George Bradshaw

Review on BookLife In August 2015 I reviewed Three Men and a Bradshaw, and the present volume could be ......
01 Feb

Reviewed: The Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Shortlist

Article on BookLife This year’s shortlist of books for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year feels more American-centric ......
01 Feb

Interstate by Julian Sayarer

Review on BookLife Julian Sayarer arrives in New York with the opportunity to make a documentary, and maybe, ......
01 Feb

Squirrel Pie (and other stories) by Elisabeth Luard

Review on BookLife The travel experience is not just the sights and sounds of new locations, the tastes ......
01 Feb

Station To Station by James Attlee

Review on BookLife All roads lead to London, and so do the railway lines. The one connecting Bristol ......
01 Feb

The Hills of Wales by Jim Perrin

Review on BookLife The Hills of Wales is a collection of Jim Perrin’s writings and essays taken from ......
01 Feb

White Sands by Geoff Dyer

Review on BookLife In this series of ten essays Geoff Dyer explores the reasons why we travel using ...
01 Feb

Deep South by Paul Theroux

Review on BookLife After five decades spent exploring and writing about the far-flung and exotic places of the ......
30 Jan

FESTIVALS: Words by the Water, 3rd-12th March 2017

Article on BookChap It’s hard to believe that the ‘Words by the Water Festival of Words and Ideas’ ......
28 Jan

The Disappearance of Émile Zola by Michael Rosen

Review on BookLife At the turn of the 19th century, the famous writer Émile Zola was fleeing from ...
27 Jan

SECOND OPINION: Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World by Nell Stevens

Review on BookLife Like the Charlie Kaufman film Adaptation or Geoff Dyer’s book Out of Sheer Rage, this ......
26 Jan

BESTSELLING AUTHORS PAULA HAWKINS, J.K. ROWLING AND JOE WICKS HONOURED AT SPECSAVERS BESTSELLER AWARDS, POWERED BY NIELSEN BOOK

Article on BookChap London, Wednesday 25 January 2017 The ‘Class of 2016’ join the Hall of Fame alongside ......