The Emergency Poet Prescribes Essential Poems
For those suffering with the terrible pain of a broken heart I would prescribe the wise and wonderful Love After Love by Derek Walcott:
WLTB Meets: CJ Daugherty
We chatted to author CJ Daugherty about her new book The Secret Fire (Atom, £6.99) which was co-written with French author Carina Rozenfeld.
Top Five: Places Off the Beaten Track in Paris
Paris is one of the most magical cities in the world. Bursting with romance, history, art, style and flavour, it seduces and delights at every cobbled-stoned corner.
Interview: Petina Gappah
WLTB reviewer Cara Fielder asked author Petina Gappah about her new book, The Book of Memory which is out now from Faber (£14.99).
Bumps on the Road to Translation
Tonke Dragt’s The Letter for the King and its sequel, The Secrets of the Wild Wood, which I recently translated for Pushkin Press, are set in a fictional version of a medieval Eur
Top Five: Graphic Novels with Ambitious and Experimental Tendencies
It's a mistake to think of comics as just a quick read on the bus, or a specific, formulaic type of aesthetic.
Top Five: Books Written in Collaboration
While writers for TV shows, movies, comics and graphic novels get to share the job of storytelling, novelists are mostly expected to make their narrative journeys alone.
10 Questions: Veronica Henry
Veronica Henry answers our questions about her new novel High Tide and her life as a reader and writer.
Lessons in Love
"Wow, that’s the best job ever!" was the usual response when I told someone I was a matchmaker.
Gallery: British Wildlife Photography Awards
A striking image of gannets on a Shetland Island clifftop and flying over an inky-black sea has won the top prize in this year’s British Wildlife Photography Awards.