A Good Read 7th June 2016: Trevor McDonald & Jon Snow

Trevor McDonald and Jon Snow talk about the books they love with Harriett Gilbert.


The Good Girls by Sonia Faleiro review – the story of an 'ordinary killing'

Two teenage girls are found hanged in an Indian village ... a shocking and mesmerising investigation...

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Sensation Machine

The coffee shops by Ricky’s apartment were Starbucks or Starbucksian: corporate, cleanish, out of t...

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Glenn Patterson and what to read while self-isolating – books podcast

Glenn Patterson is a Northern Irish writer who made his debut in 1988 with Burning Your Own, an awar...

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Maya Angelou Barbie doll launched in US

Mattel adds figure of revered writer to its ‘Inspiring Women’ series alongside Rosa Parks and Flor...

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Just how odd is this month’s bestseller list? A look at pre-election bestsellers from years past.

We’re a little more than a month out from Election Day and the New York Times nonfiction bestseller...

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Nina Stibbe: 'I read a few pages of Moby-Dick and switched to Jaws'

The author on being inspired by Sue Townsend, frightened by Beatrix Potter – and the monologue she ...

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