Features


October 9, 2019

Jess Sturman-Coombs reviews Kia Abdullah’s novel “Take It Back”

  Kia Abdullah is an author and travel writer from London. She has contributed to The New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and Lonely Planet, and is the founding editor of outdoor travel blog Atlas & Boots, read by 250,000 people a month. Her latest novel, Take It Back, was […]
October 5, 2019

October Reads

The temperature has dropped, and the nights are getting shorter. It’s been non-stop rain for most of the country. Super Thursday has been and gone (the book trade’s name for the hottest release day of the year, which saw over 400 hardbacks hit the shelves. Including, Zadie Smith’s Grand Union, […]
October 3, 2019

Miki Lentin reviews Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

Miki Lentin reviews Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, published by 4th Estate and long-listed for the Booker Prize 2019.
September 18, 2019

10 Things…with Tim West

All Good Bookshop’s Tim West takes on our questionnaire.
September 11, 2019

Please Read This Leaflet Carefully reviewed by Angèle Eliane

Angèle Eliane reviews Please Read This Leaflet Carefully by Karen Havelin.
September 4, 2019

Louise Hare reviews Luan Goldie’s novel “Nightingale Point”

Luan Goldie won the Costa Short Story Prize 2017 for her short story “Two Steak Bakes and Two Chelsea Buns”. Her debut novel “Nightingale Point” was published in July 2019.
August 16, 2019

10 Things…with Peter J Coles

In the first of our new series, MIR ‘s Managing Editor of Content takes on our questionnaire.
August 7, 2019

Judy Birkbeck discusses her novel with Samiha Hassan

Judy Birkbeck’s novel Behind the Mask is Nothing was published by Holland House and is an exploration of the abuses of power. Here she answers questions from Samiha Hassan who is currently studying English.
August 1, 2019

MIRLive: Summer Folk Tale Special

Elinor Jones rounds up MIRLive Folk Tale Special
July 31, 2019

Jupiter Jones reviews Lucy Ellman’s novel “Ducks, Newburyport”

Lucy Ellman’s novel “Ducks, Newburyport” was published this month by Galley Beggar Press and has been long listed for the Booker Prize.