With the recent announcement that the women of Saudi Arabia will be given the right to drive, it got us thinking about other amazing firsts for women. Both Aphra Behn and Mary Wollstonecraft were women who broke new ground in both literary and social spheres.
As winter fog and frost grips our offices in London, we at Bloomsbury Reader are stocking up for a weekend of blankets, hot water bottles, and excellent books.
At the inauguration today, Donald J Trump will say the thirty-five words that transform him from president elect into the 45th president of the United States of America. His first speech as president will carry more weight than anything he has said before, coming in the same week that Theresa May delivered her vision for a …
Day’s End and Other Stories, the first short story collection to be republished by Bloomsbury Reader, came out in May 2015, the beginning of a project to publish all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas as ebooks. Two years and twenty-nine books later our mission is complete.
It didn’t pay to be progressive in the McCarthy era, and John Sanford learnt that the hard way.
It’s cold. Like really, properly cold. You start your day hopping from foot to freezing foot on your icy tiles as you brush your teeth in the dark before a long and shivery commute to work. Sound familiar?
As the term ‘post-truth’ is chosen as term of the year by the Oxford dictionary, the uncertainty hanging over the UK’s Brexit vote and the controversy over the US presidential elections puts into perspective the influence that propaganda can have over our lives, we ask ourselves: What motivates us more: fact or fiction? When …
We loved watching the inspiring story of Virago, Changing the World One Page at a Time, especially as it features Bloomsbury’s very own Alexandra Pringle. We urge you to watch it while it is still available!