If we value our culture, if we value reading and thought, if we want communities in which ideas are debated and discussed, then we need to take seriously the reading material and the culture that we create for the generation that follows
I’ll admit that I was apprehensive when Carolyn suggested I choose The M Word: Conversations about Motherhood as my next book. Mother’s Day was on the horizon so this collection was a timely choice, but what business do I have reading a book about motherhood?
Reading a play is a kitchen party. There’s a degree of anarchy involved where multiple voices rise and fall over the bedlam of parallel arching narratives. Be careful what you say here, anyone could be listening
Darren Greer’s name will be familiar to many. His first novel, Tyler’s Cape, earned critical acclaim, while Still Life with June won the ReLit Award in 2004. His latest, Just Beneath My Skin is no exception