Why is Jane Austen so popular?
Angela Carter is a terrific storyteller whose fairytales transport the reader into a place of myth and realism. Here’s how she creates a fairytale.
‘Today is beautiful…’
Julia is a new short story from Madeleine Rose Jones. Inspired from a moment in ‘Ordinary Men’, Christopher Browning’s unflinching depiction of war, ‘Julia’ is not an easy read.
Literature depicts time travel in fascinating ways, but the most effective works tie the past / future into the present day. They remind us of the interconnected nature of humanity, and how the people of the past and future are not too different from ourselves.
Who Will Save The Publishing Industry?
It’s easy to dismiss Romanticism as childish, naive and unfocused. But its key traits tell a different story.
How history explains the popularity of Harry Potter.