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The Hundred-Year House

Rebecca Makkai’s The Hundred-Year House publishes today!  Be led on a thrilling journey into the past and learn the secrets all hidden in one house…  READ AN EXTRACT FROM 1999 […] Read More

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A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding

‘What and how much should I admit to myself, and to others? Should I begin with this acknowledgement: my daughter Yuko might be alive today if I had loved her […] Read More

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The Eighties

Thirty years ago today, musicians from around the world gathered on both sides of the Atlantic in what was the largest scale satellite link-up ever seen to raise money to […] Read More

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A Song for Issy Bradley

A question – a big question: how would you feel if you were a mother who had lost one of her children? Would you slowly but surely retreat from the […] Read More

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Who are we without our friends?

The Girls from Corona del Mar is our read of the summer; take yourself from California to Istanbul following the life of two friends from youth to adulthood The Girls from […] Read More

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Kadian Kindness

Kadian Journal is a document of startling bravery and candour – a description of a family dislocated and united by tragedy, and a beautiful and moving tribute to a son. […] Read More

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Billie Holiday’s 100th Birthday

This week saw the 100th birthday of America’s First Lady of Jazz, Billie Holiday; we’re celebrating with the publication of John Szwed’s biography Billie Holiday, The Musician & The Myth, […] Read More

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Wollstonecraft and Shelley: A Mother’s Legacy

Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful women who have inspired, cared for and supported their daughters. Today we are celebrating the mother-daughter relationship between two female authors who have […] Read More

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International Women’s Day in Russia

Elena Gorokhova, author of A Mountain of Crumbs will publish her next memoir Russian Tattoo on 4th June. Russian Tattoo is  an insightful portrait of mothers and daughters, and three […] Read More

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The Art Of Aquarium

Aquarium is a lyrical and moving new novel from the author of Legend of a Suicide.  Twelve-year-old Caitlin lives alone with her mother in subsidized housing in Seattle. Each day, while she […] Read More

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