Gallowglass by Simon Morden
Discussing one of the various risky manoeuvres by which a mineral-rich asteroid is to be shifted for purposes of terrestrial exploitation
My Story: Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan with Sufiya Ahmed
Join children's author Sufiya Ahmed for a digital event exploring the incredible story of British-Indian World War Two heroine Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan.
The Running Wolf
The Running Wolf In 1687, around 20 swordmakers defected from Solingen in north west Germany and moved to Shotley Bridge in north east England.
The Most Famous Man on Marsh Road
Fascinating insights into life growing up in interwar Middlesbrough’s Marsh Road in the town’s Cannon Street area have been published following the discovery of the memoir of ...
Backstories by Simon Van Der Velde
Dreamers, singers, heroes and killers, they can dazzle with their beauty, their talent or their unmitigated evil, yet inside themselves they are as frail and desperate as the ...
The Closest Thing To Heaven
'The Closest Thing to Heaven' is a unique photographic record of the Newcastle music scene in the 1970s and 80s.
For Fuck’s Sake! - by Robert Nelly Hunter
One can only pray that this book never comes out in a scratch’n’sniff special edition, because if it does, it’ll reek of shitted kecks, spew and stale lager.
The Mirror And The Light
The final book in Hilary Mantel’s ‘Wolf Hall’ trilogy is laden with more goodies than a 16th century Michaelmas feast.
Books To Survive A Virus
If you’ve got time on your hands to do a bit of reading, then let Steve Long guide you towards some good stuff.
Cleopatra Goes To Prison
Claudia Durastanti (translated by Christine Donougher) - Like Cleopatra – the Egyptian one – Caterina is adept at juggling lovers. But whereas Cleopatra’s affairs were all wra...
The Broken Ones
Ren Richards - Ren Richards is the pen name of Lauren DeStefano, a US writer who has won much acclaim for her dystopian series of YA novels. This is her first stab at adult su...
Joe Ide - This is the fourth in Joe Ide’s ‘IQ’ series of LA-set crime thrillers, and it’s as high-octane as ever and packing plenty of heart. IQ is Isaiah Quintabe, a young bl...
The Man on the Street
Trevor Wood - 2012. Jimmy is a Falkland’s War veteran who, while serving in the navy, suffered significant psychological damage. His wife has left him, he’s estranged from his...