Read ‘The Crossing’ – a short story taken from Chris Power’s Mothers

Mothers is the debut collection of short stories by Chris Power, an exceptional new literary voice on the Faber list. In Mothers, Chris Power’s stories are peopled by men and women who find themselves at crossroads or dead ends – at ancient Swedish burial sites, river crossings on Exmoor, and raucous Mexican weddings. A stand-up with writer’s…

The Sound of Syntax

If you’re someone who would love to improve your grammar but are haunted by the memory of difficult or dull English classes as a child, perhaps having to learn the rules by rote or, even worse, not getting any instruction at all, then David Marsh, author of For Who the Bell Tolls, is here to…