Category Archives: Alexandra Artley

True Crime – a ‘guilty pleasure’?

I’ve never really approved of ‘guilty pleasures’: you either like something or you don’t. But there is one category of book which, for me, come closest: true crime. Go into most large books shops or check out the late night … Continue reading

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This week’s book haul

I’ve been very restrained this week and only bought one book, ‘Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile’ by Adelle Stripe. It’s a factional (?) novel about Andrea Dunbar, the playwright most famous for ‘Rita, Sue and Bob Too’ which was … Continue reading

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If only…

On those days when I’m between books and can’t quite settle on something new, I often think about those ‘if only..’ books which I long to read but know that they will only ever exist in my imagination. Here are … Continue reading

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