The Poetry School Books of the Year Announced 

The Poetry School Books of the Year Announced 

The Poetry School staff have chosen their 26 books of the Year, including nine pamphlets, and two collaborations (Matthew and Michael Dickman’s Brother, and Karen McCarthy-Woolf and Sophie Herxheimer’s Voyage). Picador and the Poetry Business lead the way with four books chosen from each publisher, with Carcanet not far behind on three choices. Independent punlishers Peepal...

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Guide to luxury luggage

Guide to luxury luggage

You’ve got your slice of winter sun or winter skiing booked, but there’s one big thing left to consider before you travel: does your luggage make the cut? Whatever your taste, there’s a luxury luggage brand to fit. Luggage for minimalists and traditionalists Rimowa recently won a legal battle to...

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Berlin attack: Police investigating and hunt for the perpetrator

Berlin attack: Police investigating and hunt for the perpetrator

The perpetrator drove a lorry through a crowded Christmas market in Breitscheidplatz, Berlin on Monday evening. 12 have died and several people remain in hospital in critical condition. The 25-tonne truck smashed into wooden huts serving mulled wine and sausages, injuring about 45 people, the truck was traveling at around 40mph as it crashed into...

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The Future Now: classical music roundup

The Future Now: classical music roundup

James Douglas gives his monthly review of the classical music on offer across London, including performances at the Royal Academy of Music, the Royal College of Music and Hackney Empire. If Trump’n’Brexit reflects the expiring rage of an ageing demographic visiting a vindictive sick joke on those they’re about to...

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More children inspired to read by Charity expansion

More children inspired to read by Charity expansion

Following its success in Hammersmith and Fulham, Children’s literacy charity, Doorstep Library, has expanded its home-reading support programme into Westminster. The move will benefit around 40 families and 96 children by lending books and reading support to parents. Delivering trained volunteers into the homes of young children to read to them and with them,...

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