General book stuff

Virago and me

Did you watch the BBC4 documentary about Virago last night? If not, do so immediately. You can find it here. The progamme, ‘The Virago Story’, outlined in six chapters the ways in which this imprint has changed the world. Now, many publishers and many books purport to have done just that without actually making a… Read More Virago and me

Monthly round ups

September round up

Well, what a month September has been on Book and Brew. The takeover gave us a wealth of fantastic articles from readers, writers and publishers, all talking about a fascinating range of issues that affect bookworms and authors every day. I also gave you some book reviews and general book chatter to get you through… Read More September round up

General book stuff, Life, Reading and literacy

Reading is the key to rest – even if you’re a book blogger

A new report, known as the Rest Test, has revealed that two-thirds of people feel they don’t get enough rest. In today’s hectic world, that doesn’t really surprise me. My day Here’s what I did today, an average Tuesday: 6am – 7am: Got up, watched the news headlines, made and ate my breakfast, checked emails… Read More Reading is the key to rest – even if you’re a book blogger