The Post-human World

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So to a fascinating talk on a Saturday afternoon at Studio Voltaire by Dr Danielle Sands*, Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Thought at the Royal Holloway, University of London. Entitled Thinking with Animals, she talked us through the current thinking on … Continue reading

Sunday in the Park with Books

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So, are women better at writing thriller/crime novels than men? The consensus on Saturday’s panel at the Clapham Book festival events at the Lambeth Country Show was that there isn’t a gender difference, both can be excellent, though there often … Continue reading

The History Girls

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Reading about history has never been more popular. Sales of non-fiction history books have risen by 45% over five years (double the industry average and amounting to over 5m copies a year according to Neilsens ). Historical fiction too is … Continue reading