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15 Dec

Gill Chedgey’s Ten Trilogies and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookChap Ultimately, I was quite surprised that I was able to compile a ‘Top Ten’ list ......
15 Dec

Under the Flight Path by Simon Pridmore

Review on BookLife This slight volume of less than 230 pages is subtitled “15,000 kms Overland Across Russia, ......
14 Dec

Our Directory Books of the Year: For the last minute shopper!

Article on BookChap Those of you who subscribe to nb the books magazine will know that we compile ...
14 Dec

60 Degrees North by Malachy Tallack

Competition on BookLife About the Book The sixtieth parallel marks a borderland between the northern and southern worlds. ......
12 Dec

Linda Hepworth Previews the Words by the Water Festival 2018

Article on BookChap On the 8th December I went to the theatre at Keswick for the launch of ...
09 Dec

Mr. Lear by Jenny Uglow

Review on BookLife Mr. Lear is a beautifully bound and illustrated book. It looks and feels gorgeous and ......
08 Dec

Paul Burke’s Ten Alternative Christmas Crackers

Article on BookChap What’s your favourite Christmas book? Possibly A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (that must top ......
08 Dec

Jacob’s Room is Full of Books by Susan Hill

Review on BookChap Susan Hill’s latest foray into non-fiction is entitled Jacob’s Room is Full of Books: A ......
05 Dec

The Last of the Light: About Twilight by Peter Davidson

Review on BookLife Twilight is that moment when the sun is below the horizon, but the light from ...
05 Dec

Gill Chedgey’s Ten Books I’d Like to Reread

Article on BookChap Following on from selecting the books from my TBR shelves, I looked around at all ......
02 Dec

Oak and Ash and Thorn by Peter Fiennes

Review on BookLife If we were asked to imagine what the UK would look like way back in ...
29 Nov

SECOND OPINION: A Wood of One’s Own by Ruth Pavey

Review on BookLife After many years of the headlong rush of people and traffic that is London, Ruth ...
28 Nov

Daniel Sevitt’s Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookChap In this latest instalment in our Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them series, Daniel ......
26 Nov

Book Week Scotland Launches New Virtual Festival!

Article on BookChap This year, Book Week Scotland will launch its first-ever Virtual Festival to run alongside the ......
23 Nov

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

Review on BookLife Gone are the days when children’s alphabets would begin with A is for Acorn, B ...
22 Nov

Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2017

Article on BookChap The winners of the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards for 2017 were announced last ...
22 Nov

The Girl Who Climbed Everest by Bonita Norris

Review on BookLife When Bonita Norris stood on top of the world’s highest mountain on 17th May 2010 ......
21 Nov

Gill Chedgey’s Ten Dates With Kates

Article on BookChap I’m not sure when this started. I can’t even be sure who it started with. ...
20 Nov

The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities by Paul Anthony Jones

Review on BookLife Paul Anthony Jones, the ultimate word nerd, has published a new series of obscure and ......
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 ......