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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 ......
31 Aug

Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggie by Andrew P. Sykes

Review on BookLife Europe is a place of great variety. There are all sorts of terrains and climates, ......
31 Aug

Long Road From Jarrow by Stuart Maconie

Review on BookChap The blurb on the inside cover says it all: ‘Three and a half weeks. Three hundred ......
23 Aug

Talking to Gina by Ottilie Hainsworth

Review on BookLife Although this book is 236 pages long, it is a very quick read and as ...
20 Aug

Order, Order! by Ben Wright

Review on BookLife Reading this book I was at times amused and at other times horrified. When you ...
17 Aug

Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain’s Fragmented Wildlife by Hugh Warwick

Review on BookLife Since the last Ice Age, mankind has shaped and changed our landscape in a multitude ......
16 Aug

Modern Death: How Medicine Changed the End of Life by Haider Warraich

Review on BookLife Haider Warraich, a physician originally from Pakistan, trained at Harvard and is now a fellow ......
14 Aug

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2017 – line-up and Q&A

Article on BookChap For the last few years I’ve been a regular at the Cheltenham Literature Festival. Despite ......
14 Aug

The Village News by Tom Fort

Review on BookLife The English countryside has many quintessential images; the patchwork of fields, lanes with high hedges ......
13 Aug

SECOND OPINION: Travellers in the Third Reich by Julia Boyd

Review on BookLife This is an entertaining popular history that casts an original eye over the history of ......
11 Aug

The Life and Death of Sherlock Holmes by Mattias Bostrom

Review on BookLife Wow!! As a huge fan of Sherlock Holmes from childhood, I was really looking forward ......
11 Aug

Until We Are Free: My Fight For Human Rights in Iran by Shirin Ebadi

Review on BookLife The Iranian people that I have met have been generally warm, friendly and welcoming. The ......
11 Aug

AMR: Ron Butlin meets Philipa Coughlan

Article on BookHugger NB and nudge reviewer Philipa Coughlan was so impressed by her discovery of the novels ......
10 Aug

AMR: Damon Young meets Jade Craddock

Article on BookHugger The next of our ‘Author meets Reviewer’ series finds Damon Young being quizzed by Jade ......