In the first of our blog series on your favourite books and poems, Jenny Scoones finds the passionate love and faith in Bronte’s later, lesser-known novel to rival the author's more canonical works
An exploration of Anna Burns' The Milkman and its chilling relationship to the violence of the Troubles.
Should lyrics be given the same respect as poetry?
"Translation is not without flaws – it cannot help but alter authorial voice, although the degree to which this takes place is certainly not consistent."
The first book in Smith's ongoing quartet reminds us that sympathy is possible in our polarised times
The world of literature is abundant with monsters: physical monsters, psychological monsters, benevolent monsters, evil monsters. However, there is hardly a monster as puzzling...
Jenny Scoones discusses the portrayal of masculinity and friendship in Sally Rooney's second novel
Dr Hans Rosling's final book reminds us of the enduring importance of truth, says Harry Lloyd
A consideration of two books with different approaches to the same philosophy: the art of laziness.
The pleasure and terror of reading Stephen King