News & Features

NEWS AND FEATURES 
Thoughts About Political Biographies
The Rise of eBooks: evil or essential? (this post was Freshly Pressed on 29th August 2012)
Does My Blog Harm Literature?
Spine Poetry
More Spine Poetry
Even More Spine Poetry
Another Attempt at Spine Poetry
Books I Never Finished
Books I Want To Re-Read
Books That Disappointed Me
Same Cover, Different Book
 Book Igloo
Are Book Awards A Waste Of Time?
French Bookshops
The Best of 2012 Book Survey
Merry Christmas
Why Libraries Are Important
Five Awesome Bookshops in London
Are Libraries Killing Bookshops?
The Folio Prize: Do We Need Another Literary Award?
Blog Birthday
Books I Will Probably Never Read
What I’ve Learned From Blogging
Books for Free
Five Reasons To Support Your Local Indie Bookshop
J. K. Rowling Publishes Crime Novel Under Pseudonym
Books I Thought I Would Struggle With But Didn’t
Best Book to Film Adaptations
Am I A Book Snob?
Freshly Pressed…Again!
Banned Books Week
Other Books I Read In 2013 But Didn’t Review
Caboodle National Book Tokens Competition
The 2013 End of Year Book Survey
An Interview with Graeme Simsion
New Books Coming Soon in 2014
Books in Prisons
eBooks in Libraries: Worth the Investment?
#ThisBook
Penguin defends “creepy” new cover of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Top Ten Quotes About Reading 
Reading Women in 2014
Girl Online by Zoe Suggs: Is Ghostwriting Unethical?
9 Books I Read in 2014 But Didn’t Review
The 2014 End of Year Book Survey 
Go Set a Watchman: The Inevitable Disappointment of Literary Sequels?
World Book Night: Top 10 Books for Reluctant Readers
Book Blogs, Hatchet Jobs and One-Star Book Reviews 
Should Libraries Stop Buying Books?
Will BookTube Overtake Book Blogging?
My Books of the Year 2015
New Books Coming Soon in 2016
Sequels, Scriptwriting and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The Special Relationship Between American and British English in Modern Fiction
How Blogging Has Changed My Reading Habits
 
BOOK AWARDS
The Man Booker Prize 2012
The Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist 2013
A. M. Homes wins the Women’s Prize for Fiction
The Man Booker Prize Longlist 2013
The Man Booker Prize: US authors to be considered?
Eleanor Catton wins the Man Booker Prize
Waterstones Book of the Year 2013
The Folio Prize 2014
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2014
The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014
The Man Booker Prize Longlist 2014
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2015
The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Longlist 2015
Is the new Man Booker International Prize good news for translated fiction? 
The Man Booker Prize 2015 Longlist 
The Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2015 Longlist
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2016
The Man Booker International Prize Longlist 2016
The Man Booker International Prize Shortlist 2016
The Man Booker International Prize Winner 2016
The Man Booker Prize 2016 Longlist: Predictions, Possibilities and Preferences
The Man Booker Prize Longlist 2016
The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016
The Wellcome Book Prize Longlist 2017
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017: Longlist Predictions
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist 2017
The Man Booker International Prize 2017: Longlist Predictions
The Man Booker International Prize Longlist 2017
The Man Booker International Prize: Shadow Panel Response
 
EVENTS
The Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist Readings 2013
The Man Booker Prize Shortlist Readings 2013
The Folio Society Spring Titles Launch
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist Readings 2014
The Man Booker Prize Shortlist Readings 2014
Bloomsbury Book Club: Grantchester Christmas Special with James Runcie and Daisy Coulam
Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith – Book Launch
The Sunday Times / PFD Young Writer of the Year Award 2015 – Bloggers Event
Crime Classics: Margery Allingham and Eric Ambler Event
The Wellcome Book Prize 2016
 
HAY FESTIVAL 2015
Man Booker International Prize 2015 and Jo Caulfield
Jessie Burton and Jon Ronson
Alexander McCall Smith and Jenny Erpenbeck
Helen Macdonald and Tracey Thorn
Bookshops in Hay-on-Wye
 
FILM REVIEWS (adaptations of books I’ve read)
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
Gone Girl
Room
 

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