Tag archive for ‘books’
Two very different but well-crafted novels
By Alice van den Bosch On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

A Book is not just for Christmas

When one is entangled in the monotony of the post-Christmas revision period, any book becomes instantly more fascinating than Reading Greek: Grammar and Exercises! Nevertheless, there are two very different, books More...

By Sydney Cronin On Saturday, December 20th, 2014

The Best Christmas Gifts for Music Lovers

The Little House Shop’s Plectrum Maker. The ‘Pickmaster Plectrum Maker Version 3′ is the perfect gift for a guitarist. The receiver of this present never need worry about losing a pick again; just More...

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By Alice van den Bosch On Monday, December 8th, 2014

A Bookworm’s Christmas Gift Suggestions

If, like me, you’re something of a bookworm and also if, like me, you always find it difficult to choose Christmas presents, especially for relatives or friends who don’t enjoy or have time for reading, then More...

By Millie Kidson On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

15 things to do this Summer

When exams are over, summer stretches ahead of us with endless possibility. But once you’ve exhausted all the parties, gone home, unpacked and let the dust settle, everything can start to get a little boring. More...

By Frances Greenfield On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Leaf to host fundraiser for The Reader

On Friday 10 May, The Reader will be holding a fundraising event at Leaf on Bold Street to coincide with the In Other Words literary festival. The fundraiser will include a literary themed pub quiz, plus extra games More...

By Alice Sholl On Sunday, January 13th, 2013

How to be a woman: review

Like many females probably did this Christmas, among a selection of books I was given was Caitlin Moran’s How To Be A Woman. It was either because my family know of my interest in gender issues, or that it said More...

By Alice Sholl On Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

12 Days of Xmas: Four books for the Scrooge this Christmas

The warm, glowing smile of Christmas is preparing to reach its peak this week, and for those with a Scrooge within us, it is when we most need an escape. So whether you need to hide from the ginger nut lattes at More...

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By Maisie Ridgway On Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Writer of the week: Hunter S. Thompson

 “I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine to five hours”  Hunter S. Thompson was an author and a journalist who pioneered the Gonzo style of reporting (where journalists are involved within More...

By Maisie Ridgway On Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Writer of the week – Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath: 27 October 1932-11 February 1963 “How we need another soul to cling to.”  Sylvia Plath was an American writer famous for her poems, novel and short stories. Throughout her life, Plath suffered More...

By Simal On Monday, September 24th, 2012

Top Tips To Save Money On Books

With the fee hike meaning most new students are now paying £9,000 a year for their courses, it is a wonder why there are still hidden costs to studying. Aside for the cost of basic stationary, most courses have More...