Literature has been my job for years but you learn something every day. Yesterday I was scrolling through my Twitter… Read more Why So Serious? The Value of Reading For Fun
I don’t normally go and see films immediately after their release. Rarely do I feel such anticipation that I can’t… Read more T2 Trainspotting: Review
I recently finished the fantastic novel King Rat by China Mieville. In case you’re unfamiliar with Mieville’s work: he writes… Read more Music and Fiction: A Match Made in Heaven?
The last six months or so have been downright hectic, so not much time to be frivolous and write about… Read more Alive and Reading
A new year, a new start. Though most people I know have already started smoking again, and have left chocolate… Read more Happy New Year!
Sometimes the truth truly is stranger than fiction. I am currently reviewing the final chapter of my thesis in preparation… Read more Donald Trump as a Modern Day Patrick Bateman: On Fact and Fiction
Many moons ago, I was a member of a reading group. The members have since gone their separate ways, but… Read more On the Joys of Starting a Mini Reading Group
I have been busy recently, so not much time to write blogs – i.e. procrastinate. However, I’ve managed to keep… Read more Reading Across Boundaries: How to Move Beyond Canonical Men
Back when I started this blog I thought I would add a post at least every week. Of course work… Read more Why Books Are Better Than TV (Okay, Sometimes)
I have been feeling a bit conflicted over the past few days or so. I have just finished reading Norman… Read more Why Do I Love Norman Mailer and Why Do I Not Feel Bad About It?