Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor — life goes on

Of all the books long-listed for the 2017 Man Booker prize, Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor was the one I

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The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald — a tragicomic gem about life

I began watching the film version of The Bookshop with high expectations — a bookshop setting; a heroine who believes

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Sample Sunday: Decision Time On Tales From Somalia, China and Scotland

A memoir of life in Mao’s China, a boy’s journey through war ravaged Africa and a grief struck Scottish community. Which of these books deserve space on my shelves?

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Six Degrees From The Lottery to A Burning

The starting point for this month’s Six Degrees of Separation chain seems a fittingly dark piece of fiction for the

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Wilderness by B. E. Jones — betrayed and dangerous

The last thing I expected from a thriller about a vengeful wife was to be taken on a nostalgic road

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