The Lost Tommies by Ross Coulthart review – young martyrs to pointlessness

Recently unearthed in an abandoned French farmhouse, these haunting portraits of British soldiers on the Somme are a lesson to us – and to Isis“Lest we forget” is the trusting motto of first world war commemorations. All the same, preoccupied by later disasters, we have forgotten this most pointless of conflicts, which began as a fatuous diplomatic squabble and ended as a rehearsal for...

dnes, 9:30
Portraits of first world war soldiers – in pictures

Ross Coulthart’s poignant book The Lost Tommies rescues from oblivion previously unseen photos of British combatants near the western front

dnes, 9:30
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzerald – review The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzerald –  review

‘I strongly recommend this book, particularly to those interested in dreams and romance’While reading this book, I found that Fitzgerald has successfully transported me back to the ‘roaring twenties’, perfectly capturing the rebellious, carefree nature of the Jazz Age. His story is firmly set in 1920s America, a time where the American Dream consumed everyone with naive hope and...

včera, 17:00
Jana Pácalová (ed.): Rozprávky Janka Rimavského Jana Pácalová (ed.): Rozprávky Janka Rimavského

Zbierku Codex diversorum auctorum A napísal slovenský spisovateľ a spolupracovník Ľudovíta Štúra Ján Francisci koncom roku 1843 a zamýšľal vydať ju knižne.

dnes, 6:37
You Choose Colouring Book by Nick Sharratt and Pippa Goodhart – review You Choose Colouring Book by Nick Sharratt and Pippa Goodhart – review

‘It is a picture book with interesting pictures – some are funny’This book is about choosing what you like. It is a picture book with interesting pictures – some are funny.I read the top of the page and then chose an option. It made me happy. And I liked reading it with a Dorset Reading Partner volunteer because we talked about it. The pictures made me think about my family.

včera, 14:00
Ivan Vyrypajev: Hry Ivan Vyrypajev: Hry

Výber z dramatického diela autora obsahuje divadelné hry Valentínov deň, Kyslík, Genezis¤2, Tanec Dillí a Opití.

dnes, 6:37
The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anam – review

This teasing love story from one of Granta’s best young novelists has some superlative writing but struggles to pull its narrative threads togetherBy far the most powerful episode in ’s new novel first appeared in the April 2013 issue of , which showcased the magazine’s once-a-decade roll call of Britain’s best young novelists. In – a nerve-shredding excerpt from – a Bengali...

dnes, 10:00