It’s that time of the year when bookshops present a few of their extra special books to the public gaze.
This month Bookworm’s Truong does an informal census of some young readers’ favourite books
This month Bookworm’s Truong looks at work by feminist authors with a focus on British novelist and columnist, Caitlin Moran
This month Bookworm’s Truong takes a look at some of the best crime thriller writers around
This month Bookworm’s Truong takes a look at some of the best children’s novels around
Souvenirs and memories: this month Bookworm’s Truong looks at books that capture a moment in the life of Vietnam
From joy to pleasure to epicureans, this month Bookworm’s Truong gets philosophical
Bookworm’s Truong takes a look at female writers who have published under male pseudoynms
We get a lot of India-philes through our stores, readers who just can’t get enough of the good quality literature about the subcontinent. A lot have been introduced by authors native to India, particularly those that have won Booker Prizes like Midnight’s Children, The God of Small Things, The Inheritance of Loss and The White Tiger. Others have fallen in love between the numerous pages of A Fine Balance or A Suitable Boy. Many more were recently seduced by award winning movies such as Slumdog Millionaire and The Life of Pi.
It’s the beginning of the Year of the Horse so it seems right and proper to concentrate on that animal as it gallops through great literature. Here are a few of the most notable examples.