"A History of Seeing in Eleven Inventions" by Susan Denham Wade is a rigorous yet entertaining read that will profoundly change readers’ perspectives on how humanity has developed, and the crucial role that sight has had on shaping our sense of identity and place. By Timothy Arden
As a child, illustrator Andrew Hammond sometimes felt like an outsider among his peers for not enjoying reading. He struggled to digest the words on the page, wanting to visualise every moment as he read. It was only later that he really discovered the magical universe that reading can open up. Now, he is creating books which he hopes will unlock the joy of reading for a new generation. His illustrated sci-fi and fantasy adventure series, Spacekid iLK, combines mirth...
In this exclusive interview, Dr Ashley discusses his fascinating new book, explains why we are currently in a golden age of genomic medicine, and reveals just how fundamentally the rise of genetic healthcare will transform society for the better.
James Bailey is only 27 years old but, in that time, has suffered nearly half a million epileptic seizures. Yet, as he reveals in his new memoir, Light in the Shadows: A Life of Epilepsy, he sees his chronic epilepsy as a blessing, not a curse. In this exclusive article, James explains why he came to think this way, and how he now intends to help others do the same.
To mark the release of sensational new satirical novel Howul: A Life’s Journey, we spoke with its author, David Shannon, about the long and twisting road to publication.
Author Harry Old speaks to us about her literary inspirations, motto for a happy life, and whom she’d cast in a film adaptation of Operation Bluebird, among other things.
We review three exciting new poetry collections and interview Marble Poetry founder Aisling Tempany.
The parents of murdered British woman Dawn Sturgess and the widow of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko give their seal of approval to new novel The Lazarus Charter by former national reporter-turned-author Tony Bassett.
An early contender for the novel of the year.