All I Want For Christmas... Is Books

Here are a few gift ideas for the book lovers in your life… The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami An unsettling novella, beautifully illustrated, with lots of attention to quirky detail right down to the library pocket attached to the front…

The Day I Met Jimmy Page

by Alex Freiman Everyone I know claims to be the biggest Jimmy Page Fan—but the truth is I am! It all started back when I was just a boy and didn’t know much about music, let alone Rock’n Roll. I…

What’s Your Ideal Gadget?

There’s never been a better time to be a reader. Today we have a seemingly endless choice of devices for accessing books and other texts. At the Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris, various reading platforms — battery powered and…

To Home, With Love by Yoyo Chan

On 28th September 2014, the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement broke out in Hong Kong. Former Tumbleweed Yoyo Chan’s friends have been camping on the streets and braving themselves against tear gas, pepper spray and police batons for the last two months. This…

Readwomen2014 Pick of the Year by Joanna Walsh

At the beginning of the 2014, I stared a campaign to highlight issues around women’s writing. The project has gone further than I could possibly have imagined, generating events, collaboration, and discussion in many different countries. While running the news-hub…