Books

The long read: How to get your novel published

Birkbeck's creative writing tutor and author Jonathan Kemp talks plot, structure, confidence - and ...

Without Trace: why you always remember the bad reviews

Screenwriter turned author Simon Booker on the perils of unleashing a debut novel into ...

Why the Word on the Water bookbarge is now a permanent fixture

Jonathan Privett tells Clare Hand about his fight to remain on the canal in ...

MUST DO: a punk pop-up shop… at the British Library?

Plus a new pizza joint on Cally Road and free bike checks for locals

Review: Foretold by Thunder, by Ed Davey

The Dolphin pub in King's Cross is central to the plot of an addictive ...

Just what is the Knowledge Quarter?

Modern day King's Cross is a hotbed for creating and sharing all manner of ...

Canal Knowledge: #2, Jonathan Privett, Word on the Water

In this new weekly series we meet different folk who've made their home afloat. ...

Why we love #3: Word on the Water

The wandering bookman is currently anchored at the bottom of the steps off Granary ...

Have you spotted Dennis the Menace boarding the Eurostar?

Artwork from 75 years of the quintessentially British comic Beano currently celebrated at a ...

Housmans: the story of a radical bookshop

Volunteer and PHD student Maeve Nolan uncovers the tale of this iconic London resource