‘Book Bites’ for Thursday 18th May 2017

Essay Prize 2017 shortlist revealed - Non-fiction essay publisher Notting Hill Editions have just revealed the 2017 shortlist for their biennial Essay Prize; a prize awarded to the best unpublished essay of between 2,000 and 8,000 words on any … [Read more...]

On The Radar: Andreas Feininger’s 40s New York, Robert Stone shorts and a ‘lyrical meditation’ from John Dos Passos

“On the Radar” provides small incidental rundowns on books which I’ve discovered, but haven’t yet purchased. These are titles which I’ve either added to my wishlist, or am keeping a close eye on with a view to adding them. In addition, these are … [Read more...]

Rob’s Reader of the Week: Stewart McAbney

Rob’s Intro: As anyone who reads RobAroundBooks would know, I have a bit of a thing for world literature, but my enthusiasm pales into insignificance when put next to the passion that this week's featured Reader of the Week shows for it. I first … [Read more...]