Back issues anyone?

Posted by Guy Pringle, 28th July 2011

Reader Anne Upton is downsizing and is looking for a good home for her back issues,   "Dear Guy, I have 50 copies of newbooks magazine which I no longer have the room to store, they date from issue 3, 2001 to issue 61, Jan/Feb 2011, but are not a complete run. A list of those issues I have view...

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Caroline goes to Latitude

Posted by Guy Pringle, 25th July 2011

Reviewer Caroline Field sent us an account of a recent cultural outing:   'Had a great time at Latitude last week with the only frustration being so much choice that I missed stuff I’d normally go out of my way to see – Alan Hollinghurst and Adam Ant for two! The toilets were view...

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newbooks helps make a Kindle No 1 bestseller!

Posted by Guy Pringle, 18th July 2011

Author, Leigh Russell, writes . . .'I was thrilled that my new book, Dead End, was so enthusiastically reviewed by Ann Marie Muldoon in newbooks magazine and thank you very much for including me in issue 64. My detective Geraldine Steel is currently number 1 bestselling female detective on view...

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London's Best Keep Secret!

Posted by Debbie Davies, 13th July 2011

by Lou Morrish   Last night, I was introduced to London's best kept secret – Wilton's Music Hall.  A stone's throw from the Tower of London, this stunningly atmospheric building is steeped in a rich, colourful history.  Many of our greatest past performers, such as Champagne view...

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Pam Hume steps forward

Posted by Guy Pringle, 6th July 2011

When, where and why do I read? Over the years, it's the why that's changed most. During childhood I read tucked away in a corner of the lounge, often surrounded by noise. To this day I can read in a room full of people, oblivious to their presence. Today I stretch out on the sofa, or sometimes on a view...

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Some politics, the art of browsing and where can't you read a book???

Posted by Guy Pringle, 4th July 2011

Dawn Churchill from Belper in Derbyshire  keeps us rolling - do send in you My Books and Other Animals to info@newbooksmag.com 'I was so pleased to see that you featured Smoke Portrait by Trilby Kent in your Directory. I met this author and, of course, purchased a signed copy of her view...

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Edge of Heaven: The Yorkshire Coast

Posted by Guy Pringle, 1st July 2011

Growing up in the north east I got to know the Yorkshire coast well. Family holidays at Marske – sand, spade, toe incident apparently – and Scarborough (in the rain). As a boy scout I vividly recall sleeping under a tarpaulin on the coast path and walking, shortly after daylight, into view...

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