After the critical success of her award-winning debut novel, Boy 87, Ele Fountain returns with yet another heart-wrenching, yet eye-opening young adult novel. Lola is a girl used to luxury – her father owns a successful clothing factory, which allows her and her brother Amit to indulge in comfort in the new flat they recently […]
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Tilt by Rosalind Hudis

Alicia Byrne Keane

PUBLISHED ON: 11/02/20

CATEGORY: Reviews

For Alicia Byrne Keane, Rosalind Hudis’ debut collection, with its themes of disability and loss, is tinged with fairy-tale and reveals an artist’s ey …

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From Seven to the Sea

Ed Garland

PUBLISHED ON: 30/07/19

CATEGORY: Reviews

From Seven to the Sea begins on the narrator Esther’s seventh birthday. It’s also the day of her mother’s wedding, to a man who is not Esther’s father …

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George Carr Reviews Small Days and Nights by Tishani Doshi (Bloomsbury)

George Carr

PUBLISHED ON: 27/03/19

CATEGORY: Audio review

SCROLL DOWN FOR SCRIPT   George Carr reviews the novel Small Days and Nights by Tishani Doshi (published by Bloomsbury on 18 April). Researched, …

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Old Forgotten Things

Mihangel Morgan Translated by Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 09/05/18

CATEGORY: Fiction

As you’d expect, Harry was pleased as pie to see his daughter and grandson. But between you, me and these walls, the first of these, Seroca, got on my …

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Trailer for Mihangel Morgan’s novel ‘Hen Bethau Anghofiedig’ (‘Old Forgotten Things’), with English subtitles

PUBLISHED ON: 25/03/18

CATEGORY: Book trailer

An extract from Mihangel Morgan’s story ‘Hen Bethau Anghofiedig’ (‘Old Forgotten Things’), with English subtitles, read by Dewi Huw Owen and translate …

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Life? Or Theatre?

Amy McCauley

PUBLISHED ON: 28/02/18

CATEGORY: Reviews

Charlotte Salomon’s work, Life? Or Theatre? was begun in July 1940 in Villefranche-sur-Mer when Salomon was just twenty-three years old. According to …

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Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

Fo Orbell

PUBLISHED ON: 30/01/18

CATEGORY: Reviews

Most of my ribbons were for good sportsmanship, a backhanded compliment if ever there was one. As the starting gun was raised, I would look at my comp …

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The Plankton Collector

Cath Barton

PUBLISHED ON: 30/11/17

CATEGORY: Fiction

Preface Take a seashore, let us say one on the leeward coast of an island, where the twice-daily coming in and going out of the sea is, in the main, a …

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Child of Divorce

Sophie McKeand

PUBLISHED ON: 30/11/17

CATEGORY: Poetry

When your childhood is a fragmentation grenade it is difficult to learn how to breathe. BlOwOuts rip through the papier mâché history you painstakingl …

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