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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 ...
14 Sep

The French Exchange Whale by Cal King

Review on BookLife Hundreds of thousands of books are published each year in the UK alone, but there ......
13 Sep

A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons by Julian Norton

Review on BookLife I admit I did wonder if this book would be a re-hash of the stories ...
13 Sep

Bread for All: The Origins of the Welfare State by Chris Renwick

Review on BookLife If you were to ask many people about social reform in the past they would ...
12 Sep

The Cutting Edge by Leslie Cavendish

Review on BookLife What a fantastic read! Starting in London, in 1961, this wonderful book, lets us into ......
12 Sep

Peak by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool

Review on BookLife I truly believed, at first glance, that this was a book about Mervyn Peake, the ...
07 Sep

Keeping Henry by Nina Bawden

Review on BookLife Keeping Henry by Nina Bawden – an author who is a firm favourite on the Modern ......
06 Sep

Turning by Jessica J. Lee

Review on BookLife At the end of her twenties, Lee finds herself in the city of Berlin. Ostensibly ...
04 Sep

Limestone Country by Fiona Sampson

Review on BookLife For millennia mankind has been shaping the landscapes that we have lived in, we have ......
04 Sep

SECOND OPINION: The Book of Emma Reyes: A Memoir in Correspondence by Emma Reyes

Review on BookLife If this beautiful and honest tale of childhood doesn’t touch you it may be time ......
04 Sep

Boys Don’t Cry by Tim Grayburn

Review on BookLife Recently I had the privilege of reading Poorna Bell’s moving memoir Chase the Rainbow, which ......
01 Sep

SECOND OPINION: The Life and Death of Sherlock Holmes by Mattias Boström

Review on BookLife It’s pretty well known that despite Sherlock Holmes’ immense popularity among readers (and now TV, ......
01 Sep

A Life of My Own by Claire Tomalin

Competition on BookLife An extraordinary memoir of love, loss and literature from one of Britain’s best biographers… Acclaimed ......