Ryan’s Return: Brian Docherty takes a thoughtful and observant stroll through Sean O’Brien’s sombre version of West London
Pamela Johnson’s latest novel describes the intriguing interplay between three characters and reveals a lot about human vulnerability and resilience
Ivan Callus considers the distinctive poetic voice of Abigail Zammit
Pam Thompson finds something magical and unsettling in Peter Sansom’s shifting, complex poetry.
Merryn Williams admires the seemingly-inexhaustible poetic skill on show in a double collection from Ruth Bidgood
Peter Ulric Kennedy critiques Graham Hardie’s ambitious and eclectic poems
I’ve been meaning to visit Libreria in Hanbury Street since it opened in February this year. The bookshop is the brainchild of Rohan Silva, a former civil servant and government policy advisor, which was designed by the Spanish studio SelgasCano, also responsible for the design of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in 2015.
Thomas Ovans recognizes the sweep and complexity of a first novel from Jane Kirwan
David Cooke examines Gill Learner’s new collection and finds a poet with a distinctive voice and many worthwhile things to say.
Graham Hardie admires the poetic agility with which Ruth Valentine explores some dark themes.
A spiritual autobiography by Murray Bodo turns out to be an unexpectedly down-to-earth story
London Grip is pleased to help break the news of a new publishing venture…