Stalin’s Picture Books

Tuesday May 05, 2015

When artists began being censored in the USSR, many took up new careers as children's book illustrators. The result was a period of amazing colour and imagination – though not always best suited for children.

Read or Die

Sunday March 15, 2015

Converting a 1979 Ford Falcon into a makeshift tank lined with books was this artists way of getting more people to read.

The Existential Coloring Book

Friday November 28, 2014

Did you spend your childhood wishing 'white noise' and 'morally grey' were crayon colours? The Existential Coloring Book might be the colouring book for you.

To read: one excellent book of lists by notable people.

Murakami (Book Giveaway)

Friday August 15, 2014

Japan's greatest living author has just released a new book. 

Backyard Bees (book giveaway)

Friday August 08, 2014

To become a beemaster one must think like a beemaster.

Writers at Work

Tuesday August 05, 2014

Salman Rushdie calls this collection of writers writing “fascinating” and we’re inclined to agree.


This new book by founder of the Crafty Pint features 150 reasons to get up in the morning.

Getting cancer mightn’t scream ‘hilarious jokes’. But getting it twice? Comedy gold. Luke Ryan's memoir laughs in the face of adversity.

You don't need to be a writer – emerging or otherwise – to take part in this year's Emerging Writers' Festival.

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