'Once you start to read the book, you realize that it is going to be quite a dark read...'With this book, according to the cover and blurb, you expect quite a cheerful, fun filled book with a hint of a mystery.
Melvyn Bragg's latest novel is an insightful, moving tale of ageing and our helplessness in the face of dementia There's a scene in Derek Cianfrance's Blue Valentine where the Ryan Gosling character redecorates the room of an old gent in a nursing...
PolicyMic4 Most Interesting Books Of 2013 So Far - PolicyMicPolicyMicA mid-review of my new year's resolutions has revealed I'm running woefully behind schedule. But I think we can all agree there aren't enough hours in the day!
'Quite unpredictable, and the twists of plot make it even more absorbing!' Recently I had the opportunity to read this book which I found extremely interesting and kind of fascinating in comparison with the other fantasy novels.
What We're Reading New York Times (blog) Lifehacker: I've always noticed that some chefs cut their lemons lengthwise to squeeze the juice instead of through the Equator as do most home cooks, but never thought about why.
A Victorian governess confronts ghosts as she tries to come to terms with her father's death in a wonderfully creepy novelIt is 1867, London, and Charles Dickens is giving a reading near the house of 21-year-old Eliza Caine and her ailing father.
The fictional memoirs of Eulálio Assumpção tumble out in no particular order and create the impression of a proud dynasty brought low by military governments and debauchery Songwriter, novelist and political dissident, Chico Buarque is Brazil's...
'I would recommend this book to 8+ because it was quite a confusing story!'I found this book interesting because it is full of things you don't think are going to happen. Such as when Ruby's parents are attacked by pirates on a cruise.
Baz Luhrmann delivers an energetic, glittering adaptation of the classic Fitzgerald novel, but sacrifices all of the original's subtlely in the process F Scott Fitzgerald's classic, complex novella of bad timing and lost love in the Jazz Age has...
The winner of the Man Booker's biennial selection of the best in international literature will be awarded next week. Many of the finalists are unfamiliar to English-language readers, so we've spoken to all 10 finalists.