Joy, PA by Steven Sherrill review – desperately sad but feverishly readable Joy, PA by Steven Sherrill review – desperately sad but feverishly readable

This story of a troubled family and a broken community has compassion in its hammering heart and poetry in its bleak prose

včera, 17:59
The Underground Girls of Kabul review – Afghanistan’s gender-bending traditions The Underground Girls of Kabul review – Afghanistan’s gender-bending traditions

Jenny Nordberg’s delicate book explores why some families dress their daughters as boys – until they trade their freedom for the limitations of Afghan womanhood

včera, 18:30
To Kill A Mockingbird - quiz To Kill A Mockingbird  - quiz

To Kill A Mockingbird is a modern classic, loved by bookworms around the globe, but how well do you know the characters and plot? Test yourself with our To Kill A Mockingbird quiz!

včera, 15:00
Cooking

New cookbooks include “Food52 Genius Recipes,” “Milk Bar Life” and “A Bird in the Hand.”

včera, 19:10
‘Beale Street Dynasty’ and ‘Dreams to Remember’

“Beale Street Dynasty” adds a fascinating chapter to civil rights history, and “Dreams to Remember” evokes the fire of Otis Redding and his Memphis label, Stax Records.

včera, 18:36
ArtsBeat: Mandela Documentary Wins Top Prize for Audio Books

“Mandela: An Audio History,” a documentary with first-person interviews and archival recordings, was named the Audiobook of the Year by the Audio Publishers Association.

včera, 18:22
Bookshelf: A Fresh Lens on the Notorious Episode of Ota Benga

Pamela Newkirk engrossingly transforms what was billed in 1906 as a lesson in ethnography into a larger window on racism.

včera, 23:21
The Boy Who Stole Attila’s Horse by Iván Repila review – a provocative allegory The Boy Who Stole Attila’s Horse by Iván Repila review – a provocative allegory

Two young brothers are trapped down a well. But who put them there? And what do they stand for?

včera, 18:14
Neil Gaiman: 'The book I wish I'd never written' Neil Gaiman: 'The book I wish I'd never written'

Author Neil Gaiman is known for his much-loved fantasy books - but his dark secret is a biography of Duran Duran

včera, 18:09
Neil Gaiman: 'If you think Terry Pratchett was a sweet man, you didn't know him' Neil Gaiman: 'If you think Terry Pratchett was a sweet man, you didn't know him'

Gaiman speaks about his 'gloriously irritating' friend, who died earlier this year

dnes, 1:10