Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers: The Rise of Motörhead

A fascinating biography looks at the early years and development of one of the biggest bands of all time.

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Christopher Nicholson’s Among the Summer Snows

A look at Christopher Nicholson’s exquisite Among the Summer Snows.

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Confessions of a Reluctant Crime Reader no.6: Three Drops of Blood and a Cloud of Cocaine

Rachel is dazzled by Swiss author Quentin Mouron’s intoxicating crime escapade.

June 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Travelling through a country that no longer exists: Ghosts on the Shore by Paul Scraton

A beguiling journey around Germany’s Baltic coast questions how and why we interact with certain places.

June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Confessions of a Reluctant Crime Reader no.5: What My Body Remembers

Rachel realises something about her favourite new genre and relishes a trip to Denmark with What My Body Remembers.

May 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Underground Fugue by Margot Singer

A novel set in London around the time of the 2005 bombings, Underground Fugue is haunting, powerful, quietly frightening…

May 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Cage of Shadows: Archie Hill’s lost classic, available for the first time in forty years.

Rachel reveals the fascinating publication history of lost classic, A Cage of Shadows, re-published by Tangerine Press.

May 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Shadow Land

Rachel lifts the veil on this beautiful and enthralling novel about Bulgaria.

May 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

May Book of the Month: An English Guide to Birdwatching by Nicholas Royle

Our top pick for May is a fantastic literary romp from Myriad Editions. Bill Godber tells us why it looks set to become one of the most talked about books of the summer…

May 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Best of Crime Fiction from Bitter Lemon Press

Sarah ventures through Bitter Lemon’s thrilling collection of crime fiction…

April 28, 2017

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