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21 Oct

As Kingfishers Catch Fire by Alex Preston and Neil Gower

Review on BookLife It was Alex Preston’s aunt who fostered his love of the natural world and birds ......
20 Oct

Author meets Reviewer: Isambard Wilkinson meets Paul Cheney

Article on BookLife Reviewer and BookLife maestro Paul Cheney read and enjoyed Isambard Wilkinson’s book, Travels in a ......
20 Oct

Travels in a Dervish Cloak by Isambard Wilkinson

Review on BookLife When you think of the Asian sub-continent, India is the country that immediately springs to ......
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 ......
18 Oct

SECOND OPINION: The Secret Life of Cows by Rosamund Young

Review on BookLife Most people probably don’t even consider where the milk comes from when they reach to ......
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 ......
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 ...
15 Oct

SECOND OPINION: The Secret Life of Cows by Rosamund Young

Review on BookLife I was fascinated by the title of this book, but I’m afraid it didn’t live ...
06 Oct

Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt by John Grindrod

Review on BookLife Over 1.5 million hectares of green belt land exist in the UK. It was conceived ...
03 Oct

I Found My Tribe by Ruth Fitzmaurice

Review on BookLife Back in 2008, Ruth Fitzmaurice’s husband Simon was diagnosed with motor neurone disease. His career ......
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 ......
26 Sep

Mind of a Survivor by Megan Hine

Review on BookLife Surviving anywhere takes intelligence and guile, but surviving any length of time in the wild ......
23 Sep

London Map of Days by Mychael Barratt

Review on BookLife Back in 2015, the Canadian-born, but now London-based artist Mychael Barratt presented an eight-plate etching ......
22 Sep

From Source to Sea by Tom Chesshyre

Review on BookLife Tom Chesshyre happened upon a map of the River Thames in a bric-a-brac market on ...
20 Sep

Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2017

Article on BookLife The Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2017 continues that fine tradition of finding ......
20 Sep

Royal Society Science Book Prize 2017 WINNER: Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds by Cordelia Fine

Review on BookLife The gender issue is a hot topic at the moment; for decades we have been ...
20 Sep

Royal Society Science Prize 2017 shortlist: Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limits of the Mathematical Universe by Eugenia Cheng

Review on BookLife There are some big numbers out there; footballers earn a jaw dropping amount per year, ......
20 Sep

Royal Society Science Book Prize 2017 shortlist: Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life by Peter Godfrey-Smith

Review on BookLife The mind is a complex entity; we have only scratched the surface in comprehending how ......
20 Sep

Royal Society Science Book Prize 2017 shortlist: In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer’s by Joseph Jebelli

Review on BookLife When you think of diseases that kill people, cancer and heart disease would most top ......
19 Sep

Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook by David Galef

Review on BookLife This is one for my fellow writers. Brevity is a guide to writing short-form fiction, ......
17 Sep

The Tin Ring by Zdenka Fantlova

Review on BookLife The Tin Ring was a very important item that kept the author sane throughout her ...