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War of the Encyclopaedists

A collaboration between two authors that tells of two friends in Seattle teetering on the edge of a major life crossroads, and the following year that will transform them all.

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Robinson Crusoe reinvented

Nobel Laureate and Booker prize-winning author J M Coetzee reimagines Daniel DeFoe's classic in his novel, Foe.

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Neither Nowt Nor Summat

Ian McMillan aka The Bard of Barnsley goes in search of the meaning of Yorkshire. Read an extract on our blog.

"Spring is the time of plans and project."

Leo Tolstoy