Endorsed by Amnesty International, Windrush Child is part of the Voices series, which aims to provide “gripping adventures that reflect the authentic, unsung stories of our past”. Continue reading This week I’m reading: Windrush Child by Benjamin Zephaniah
Essential reading. Continue reading This week I’m reading: Maus by Art Spiegelman
…it is easy to picture yourself there, walking among the smouldering ruins after the Great Fire has ripped through the heart of the city. Continue reading The Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor
Istanbul comes alive with Pamuk’s vivid recollections of his childhood Continue reading Weekend Reading: Istanbul by Orhan Pamuk
…the real thrills here are the stories behind those fossil discoveries… Continue reading The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: sink your teeth into this thrilling journey into another world
I read a murder mystery novel, two non-fiction history books and a biography this month. What did you read? Continue reading August in Review: a month of books!
She played a part in sharing secrets with the Russians on how to build the atomic bomb and was involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler. What a remarkable life! Continue reading Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier and Spy
“I wanted to write about the man, the person himself” not “the metaphor we have come to know as ‘Bowie'” Jones states in the preface. Continue reading David Bowie: A Life by Dylan Jones