Literature

Get to know: The Girl on the Page by John Purcell

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September 18, 2018 Recommendations 0 Comments

From ultimate industry insider, John Purcell, comes that rare thing, a literary page-turner, a witty, razor-sharp novel that cuts to the core of what it means to balance ambition and integrity. Set in in the world of publishing in contemporary London, with lashings of sex, glamour, bad behaviour – not to mention so many wicked publishing insider references – The Girl on the Page is a muscular, juicy and provocative novel, with an ending that genuinely shocked and deeply moved me. READ MORE

How to read: Jonathan Franzen

April 9, 2018 Recommendations 0 Comments

When an author is as well-known as Jonathan Franzen, it can be hard to know where to start. Scattered among his impressive body of work are literary award-winners, quirky non-fiction projects and personal memoirs - first impressions are important, so how do you pick the right one to start with? Lucky for you, we've put together a helpful guide to assist you in figuring out where to start with Jonathan Franzen - whose books are intelligent and readable, written with equal parts head and heart. READ MORE

Katrina Lawrence: Literary Tour of Paris

November 16, 2017 Guest Post 0 Comments

Paris is arguably the most literarily immortalised place on earth. You could visit almost every corner and cranny of this much-loved city without even leaving your couch. But if you want to be more than merely an armchair traveller, here are some of my favourite real-time ways in which you can experience the literary City of Light … READ MORE

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