`Richard Lutz stumbles through another week.
Richard Lutz ends each year with his booklist compiled over the past 12 months.
It’s been a varied week for Richard Lutz, from emptying the house of books via walking in the woods to dealing with British Gas.
In the light of today’s Nobel Literature Prize award we reproduce Laurence Inman’s review of the winner’s Dear Life.
The Friends of Moseley Road Baths have published their book about the history of Moseley Road Baths
The University of Wolverhampton has launched a new book which charts its origins and history over 180 years.
A student from Coventry School of Art and Design has won first place in a national art competition.
St Matthew’s Church deserves to be recognised as one of Birmingham’s star architectural attractions, believes Alan Clawley.
CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, has launched the new edition of its famous Good Bottled Beer Guide, which this time features over 1800 bottle-conditioned beers.
Andy Goff has finally received his copy of Birmingham: Then and Now. He likes it a lot.
Will we have a world without books? asks Richard Lutz as he sees another bookshop shut down?
The 23rd of April is Shakespeare’s birthday and St George’s Day, so what better day to pop into Bloxwich Library for a free book (or to borrow one!)
With the age of literary correspondence dying, it seems more important than ever to provide spaces of warmth and comfort in which writers can not only retreat
The eighth annual Hexham Book Festival, which will take place this year from 24 April to 2 May, has just announced its line-up, with a variety of writers offering events blending words, stories and ideas.
What better way to celebrate the potential arrival of warmer months than with a Halfmoon Walking & Writing Workshop over Cannock Chase.
Birmingham based children’s publisher Aku & Kamu is celebrating the transition of their flagship characters onto the small screen
Alan Clawley has published a book in a popular series.
Author Vijay Mehta, Chair of Uniting for Peace, is giving a talk on his book on 5th March 2013 at University of Warwick
Coventry University’s Lanchester Library will be hosting a free event to highlight the many different facets of what libraries today are able to offer visitors.
Laurence Inman on biographers, biographies and a number 17 bus.
Laurence Inman says: “Don’t get me started on Les Misérables.”
Quite apart from being the man who really made the Mini, Birmingham tycoon, Leonard Lord, was, arguably, the most important British industrialist of the latter half of the twentieth century.
Birmingham’s independent publisher, Tindal Street Press, sold to a London firm. What didn’t happen to allow it to flourish?
The UK’s only American election YouTube Sensation has finally broken his silence and released a book about his adventure in 2008.
Local author Katharine D’Souza is celebrating the release of her debut novel, Park Life.
When ex-Kingstanding author Ron Dawson was reading a copy of the British Legion Magazine the words ‘Lest we forget’ literally struck a chord within him.
“I won’t tell you what it’s about because it would be impossible. Just find it yourself and read it. I envy you the joys ahead.”
Laurence Inman extols the joy of quality writing and film making.
Did you know in June 1867, Edgbaston hosted Britain’s second National Olympic Games?
As the Paralympic Games prepares to return to the country of its inception this summer, one of the world’s leading experts on the competition has launched a 370-page book charting the event’s history and development since the 1940s.