Fear in fairytales fascinated us as children, but are today’s children too protected from terror?
Alexis Somerville tells us why she loves Brighton’s Sandpiper Books.
From dysfunctional families to fashion mistakes, teen diaries have it all. Here’s our three favourites.
Not just an independent bookshop. There are spaces to play chess, plot revolutions and drink tea too.
Hebden Bridge isn’t only home to Slyvia Plath’s grave. Independent bookshop The Book Case is there too.
An independent bookshop stocking Marxist criticism and lesbian erotica. Sounds like heaven!
An independent bookshop with reading booths, cake, coffee and personalised advice.
Sara Teresa on why City Lights is one of the things she misses most about San Francisco.
Jess Haigh explains her love for the central character of Dodie Smith’s I Capture The Castle.
We went along to see Jeanette Winterson give the annual Southbank Centre Lecture.
A radical and community bookshop with 30p cups of tea…
An inspiration to Simone de Beauvoir and Patti Smith, Jane Bradley loves Jo March.