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Book Reviews

Book Review: Santiago by Cheryl Follon

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I should start this by stating that I don’t pick up anthologies by white men. I’m sure their poetry is fine and that they have plenty to say, but poetry is one area of art and...

Book Review: Youth by J M Coetzee

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J M Coetzee is notoriously metaphorical, and Youth is no different. Both Youth, and a novel of his which won the Booker Prize, Disgrace, are really talking about Apartheid in...

LGBT Literature List

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VITA & VIRGINIA BOT (Twitter: @VitaVirginiaBot)  Granted, an automated Twitter bot might not be the most conventional form of literature, but when it’s tweeting...

Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

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Set in the fantastical land of Orïsha, Children of Blood and Bone weaves a tale of identity, magic and persecution. The reader follows an epic narrative through the eyes of three...

Lonely Hearts Book Club

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A wholesome selection of writers and editors give us their top reading recommendations for self-love, growth, and singledom  The Chocolate Lovers’ Club by Carole Matthews...

Book Review: Donna Hart, A Secret History

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With the Christmas holidays nearly upon us, it’s the ideal time to take a break from all the hundreds of pages of seminar reading and actually read something for fun. Surrounded...

Book Review: Anna Akhmatova- Selected Poems

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A few months ago, I stumbled upon a poem online. It was titled The Last Toast by Anna Akhmatova, translated into English from Russian. In just two short stanzas, I was gripped by...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Anthem' by Ayn Rand

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Anthem, published in Britain in 1938, is a novella written by Ayn Rand, who is most noticed for her work on objectivism. This is the concept that man can be viewed as a heroic...

Book Review: The Luminaries

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Unfortunately I had not read any of the previous works by Eleanor Catton, and purchased the book on a whim (not half directed by the gloriously inky-blue cover), hoping for a book...

Book review: Life After Life

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Katie Read reviews Katie Atkinson's 2013 mystery novel....