Our #LGBTQLibrary for Pride 2016

June is Pride Month, and while this year has brought with it some very dark moments, it’s still the time to celebrate the LGBTQ* community. Rob and I hope we can call ourselves allies and friends, and so we’re talking about our LGBTQ Library, in association with Penguin Pride. Continue reading “Our #LGBTQLibrary for Pride 2016”

Podcast: Shakespeare, Shelf Help and More

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Kate and Rob discuss Jo Nesbo taking on Macbeth, the new ‘Shelf Help’ promotion from Vintage books and much more. Continue reading “Podcast: Shakespeare, Shelf Help and More”

Shelf Help – “New year, same you, but with a really cracking reading list!”

Shelf Help is a a new kind of book club, a series of paperbacks from Vintage Books that will be focussed on, one-a month, over 2014.  The collection is collated by Alex Clark, of Guardian Books.  The list aims to provide a variety of great reads, which will enlighten, inspire, engage.  As Clark says in her article, they will “stimulate the intellect, to nourish the soul, to soothe the central nervous system; books that could act at once as a home and as a place to explore the “wild things”.” Continue reading “Shelf Help – “New year, same you, but with a really cracking reading list!””