The leaves are turning brown, the nights are drawing in, and it’s a great time to pick up a book. So here are a few I’ve read over the last month…
July was mostly taken up with reading David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas. There may be a few spoilers for that book ahead, as well as a look at Rachel Joyce’s The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and William Ryan’s Soviet crime … Continue reading
Try and catch this, it’s great!
Margaret Thatcher will be cremated tomorrow following a military funeral. The Daily Shift’s Roisin Peddle takes a look at her long shadow cast over culture by her tenure as British Prime Minister… Margaret Thatcher in 2004 Pity those without art…
A review of JK Rowling’s first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy…
Here’s a little occasional series on good books. If, like me, you wander into a bookshop and see hundreds of titles and you just want to read them all, or you can never find a good book, I hope this’ll … Continue reading
According to the chief executive of the Higher Education Authority, Tom Boland, taxation alone cannot cover the cost of free college education.
If you’re a girl, today is your today. March 8 is International Women’s Day, as you no doubt noticed when you clicked into Google this morning. (Seriously, how did we remember any event before the internet?)
In case you were wondering what happened with Nick Griffin. This article appeared in Sin on October 25 2011.
Written on October 14 2011. It’s just over a week since Amanda Knox was freed by an Italian court, after four years in jail for a murder she insists she didn’t commit. In one of the most fascinating cases of … Continue reading