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15 Jan

Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards Announce 2018 Shortlists

Article on BookHugger The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, in association with luxury tailor made travel specialist Hayes & Jarvis...
10 Jan

Gill Chedgey on the Relationship between Book and Film

Article on BookChap This is a subject I ponder frequently because for me there is a close link. ...
07 Jan

Deeper than Indigo by Jenny Balfour-Paul

Review on BookLife I am a great reader of travelogues, enjoy a lot of biographies and am always ...
06 Jan

Books for Living by Will Schwalbe

Review on BookLife I’ve read a number of non-fiction titles this year about books and have enjoyed them ......
04 Jan

Gill Chedgey’s Ten Books I Acquired Because I Watched the Films

Article on BookChap I continually ponder the relationship between book and film, the pros and the cons, the ......
31 Dec

An Almost Perfect Christmas by Nina Stibbe

Review on BookLife Each year a raft of Christmas books appear from mid-October and I either end up ...
30 Dec

A Very British Christmas by Rhodri Marsden

Review on BookLife From festive adverts to seasonal songs, Christmas is sold to us as a time of ...
27 Dec

Joan: The Remarkable Life of Joan Leigh Fermor by Simon Fenwick

Review on BookLife Patrick Leigh Fermor has been described as one of our greatest travel writers. His walk ......
26 Dec

Gwenda Major’s Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookChap After reading other reviewers’ Ten Books… lists, I couldn’t resist having a stroll around my ......
21 Dec

Question Time: A Journey Round Britain’s Quizzes by Mark Mason

Review on BookLife Mark Mason is better known for his travel books, but he is also a huge ...
18 Dec

Reg Seward’s Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookChap I own several hundred books, so choosing ten that could be highlighted is a difficult ......
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

How to be Human, by Ruby Wax

Competition on BookLife In How to be a Human, Ruby Wax tries to come up with some answers to that ...
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 ......