Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris A young British couple is driving through France on holiday when they stop for gas. He runs in to pay, she stays in the car. When he returns her car door has been left open, but she’s not inside. No one ever sees her again. Ten years later he’s engaged…… Continue reading The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction We Published in March
WHY NOW? ‘Politics hates a vacuum. If it isn’t filled with hope, someone will fill it with fear.’ NAOMI KLEIN Our current way of doing things – the ‘me culture’ – isn’t working. The world we all share is more divided and unequal than ever. Rates of anxiety, depression and self-harm among women are…… Continue reading #WomenWhoWrite: An excerpt from We by Gillian Anderson
“Did you break up with someone?” At first the question made me angry. I thought it sexist, stereotypical, disheartening. There was no death of a relation-ship that made me so in need of freedom that I’d alter myself. The more the breakup question was asked, the more it made me think about my motives. I…… Continue reading #WomenWhoWrite: An excerpt from Brave by Rose McGowan
‘It seemed clear to me that the history of the life on the earth presents an unbroken chain of evidence going to prove the importance of the female.’ Unconventional ideas can appear from anywhere, even the most conventional of places. The township of Concord in Michigan is one of those places. Home to scarcely more…… Continue reading #WomenWhoWrite: An excerpt from Inferior by Angela Saini
Spring is here and so are a whole new set of books from HarperCollins. Right from stimulating self-help, to intriguing mysteries, to heart-breaking love stories and even a (wo)manifesto, there is something for all moods and kinds of readers.
Your body always knows what time it is, even if you don’t.
Be optimistic, exhibit patience, shut your mouth, and execute.
The Woman in the Window | A.J. Finn ‘The Woman in the Window is one of those rare books that really is unputdownable. The writing is smooth and often remarkable. The way Finn plays off this totally original story against a background of film noir is both delightful and chilling’ ~ Stephen King As a person…… Continue reading January Preview: The Best International Fiction & Non-fiction
Arrowood – Mick Finlay Away from the posh streets of Central London, where Sherlock Holmes is the go-to person to solve all things sinister, victims turn to a lesser known figure – Arrowood, a self-taught psychologist, occasional drunkard, private investigator and hater of Holmes. When a man disappears under mysterious circumstances and Arrowood’s best lead…… Continue reading December Preview: The Best International Fiction & Non-fiction
The Whispering Room | Dean Koontz It’s either fight, or die… The second gripping thriller in an exciting new series featuring FBI agent Jane Hawk, from the master of suspense and New York Times No.1 bestselling author. ‘Do what you were born to do’ These are the words that ring in the mind of a…… Continue reading November Preview: The Best International Fiction & Non-fiction