Interview With…Brigitte Adès

We chatted to the author and UK Bureau Chief of the Foreign affairs journal, Politique Internationale about her book Exiles from Paradise . Could you explain a bit more about what Exiles from Paradise is about? Exiles from Paradise is about the friendship of two young Franco Iranians experiencing an identity crisis aged 24. After graduating… Read More

REVIEW: Ariadne by Jennifer Saint

This absorbing and detailed retelling of the Greek myth featuring Theseus and the Minotaur gives a powerful voice to the Princess of Crete who betrayed her father – but what happened after she ran away with Theseus?  Detailed, powerful and magical from start to finish, Ariadne is the debut novel from Jennifer Saint and it… Read More

Interview With…Hannah Fielding

We chatted to the author about her latest novel Song of the Nile. Could you tell me more about what Song of the Nile is about? Luxor, 1946. When young nurse Aida El Masri returns from war-torn London to her family’s estate in Egypt, she steels herself to face the challenges ahead. Eight years have… Read More

NEWS: Stage Adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and The Light Heading to the West End

The third and final novel in the critically acclaimed Wolf Hall series has been adapted for the stage and will be heading to the Gielgud Theatre from the 23rd September. Producers Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced that The Mirror and The Light will receive its world premiere production at the Gielgud… Read More

NEWS: Independent Bookshop Week to Return for 2021

The annual celebration of indie bookshops will return once more from the 19th to the 26th June. Organised by the Booksellers Association, the Independent Bookshop Week is set to be filled with various celebrations including author events, Instagram takeovers, book tours, exclusive signed copies, indie ‘twinnings’ between bookshops and publishers, and more. Highlight events are… Read More

NEWS: Longlist Unveiled For Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

The longlist for the UK and Ireland’s crime novel award has been revealed with a mixture of established authors and those making their debuts. Now in its 17th year, the award presented by Harrogate International Festivals celebrates the best of crime fiction with this year’s longlist transporting readers around the world from California to Sweden and Calcutta to… Read More

REVIEW: The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow

This charmingly romantic story brings Mary Bennet out of the shadows and into the spotlight. As a huge Pride and Prejudice fan, I have read numerous different interpretations and continuations of the story that tell it from the perspective of different characters – yet Mary Bennet is always overlooked for being the plain and serious… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 11th April

Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads this week including news and reviews… Review of the The MTA’s Something Old, Something New musical revue: showcasing the talents of recent graduates, it is no surprise that this has proved to be such a popular read this week. Every graduate poured their heart and… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 28th March

Here’s a guide to our favourite reads of the week – including lots of reviews, interviews and exciting theatre announcements! Review of BKLYN the Musical, Lambert Jackson Productions: streaming online until the 4th April, make sure that you don’t miss out on this beautifully filmed version of Mark Schoenfeld and Barri McPherson’s musical.Featuring a stellar cast, the story… Read More

Interview With…Jennifer Anton

The author chatted to us about her book Under the Light of the Italian Moon. Hi Jennifer, could you explain a bit more about what Under the Light of the Italian Moon is about? Under the Light of the Italian Moon a story of love and women’s resilience during the rise of fascism and WWII.… Read More