General Election Reading List

From illuminating political observations to dystopian fiction, here is our General Election reading list.   How to Speak Money by John Lanchester Money is our global language. Yet so few of us can speak it. The language of the economic elites can be complex, jargon-filled and completely baffling. And we need to understand it because if we…

Where are All the Women?

As her latest novel hits the shelves, bestselling American crime novelist Laura Lippman wonders why the genre is lacking female protagonists, when they have just the same potential to make compelling characters as their male counterparts. Laura Lippman writes … Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday falls on January 19th, despite what it says on the memorial…