The concept of Book Towns first came into being in the 1960s, Claire Cock-Starkey writes at Mental Floss, when the fortunes of Hay-on-Wye, a small market town on the Welsh/English…Continue readingEver seen a Book Town?
At The Telegraph, Michael Deacon offers us Sex, murder and ‘bulbous salutations’ Or, the weirdest moments from ‘List of the Lost’, the former Smiths singer’s unreadable debut novel. Among…Continue readingErotic Curiosities?
Famous authors at work on ancient devices Tom Hanks loves typewriters, as he made clear when he co-developed an app that emulates the experience of writing with them. He’s been…Continue readingA typewriter?!?