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A Proper Person to be Detained: The story of a murder and its aftermath

A Proper Person to be Detained: The story of a murder and its aftermath

Catherine Czerkawska’s A Proper Person to be Detained, published by Contraband on 4 July, tells the …

Juliana Mensah wins inaugural NorthBound Book Award

Juliana Mensah wins inaugural NorthBound Book Award

Gateshead-based writer and researcher Juliana Mensah has won the inaugural NorthBound Book Award as …

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Wainwright Prize

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Wainwright Prize

Bob Gilbert’s Ghost Trees has been longlisted for the prestigious Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize …

Chinese Spring: profound insights into modern China and Hong Kong

Chinese Spring: profound insights into modern China and Hong Kong

As the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square approaches, Christopher New’s Chinese Spring, published …

Mr Todd’s Reckoning: A first-rate serial killer thriller

Mr Todd’s Reckoning: A first-rate serial killer thriller

Iain Maitland’s Mr Todd’s Reckoning, out now, is adrenaline-pumping, creepy and atmospheric – bringi …

The Nature of Spring is BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week

The Nature of Spring is BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week

The latest in Jim Crumley’s “Seasons” series of books, The Nature of Spring, is Radio 4’s Book of th …

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