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…

15 December 7pm: Matt Haig on The Humans

We’re very, very excited to present Matt Haig on his sad, funny, brilliant novel The Humans and its new companion compendium Humans: An A-Z. The Humans is about love and alienation and actual aliens and Matt Haig is a very wise…

3 December 7pm: Philosophers in the Library presents Shlomo Sand

Israeli historian Shlomo Sand will be joining us to discuss his acclaimed new autobiographical essay on Jewish identity, How I Stopped Being a Jew. Shlomo Sand studied History at the University of Tel Aviv and at the École des Hautes Etudes…