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May 2018 BOTM – Let Me Be Like Water

May’s Book of the Month is a poignant debut about love, loss and grief by a talented new voice in British fiction.

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Trick – a stylish drama from one of Italy’s best writers

Ben explores a stunning new work of fiction from Italian writer, Domenico Starnone…

March 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hymn for the urban warrior – Passage by Khary Lazarre-White

Rachel explores a staggering debut novel of racism and survival in 1990s New York, by The Brotherhood/Sister Sol co-founder, Khary Lazarre-White.

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Helen Garner – Stories and True Stories

Rachel looks at two new collections by Australian literary legend Helen Garner.

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

November Book of the Month: Brolliology by Marion Rankine

Our November Book of the Month is Brolliology – a fascinating history of the umbrella in life and literature.

November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

It’s Black history month – here are 10 ace books by people of colour!

From poignant speeches to rousing satire to touching novels, we’ve got you covered…

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

October Book of the Month: As a God Might Be by Neil Griffiths

The Book of the Month for October is the spellbinding novel from Neil Griffiths, our first title from exciting new publishers Dodo Ink.

October 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

The two new books from Europa Editions that you need to put on your reading list

Tanyel takes a peak at the latest offerings from Europa Editions, then selects her top two.

September 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

September Book of the Month: The Hotel Tito by Ivana Bodrožic

September’s BOTM is a translated work of autobiographical fiction – and it’s hit the UK book industry with perfect timing.

September 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Eastman Was Here – A repulsive womaniser, with a woman who holds his heart

Persuaded by the book’s striking cover, Tanyel finds an equally striking and memorable style of writing.

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

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