Ada Lovelace Day aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) by encouraging people around the world to talk about the women whose work they admire. Check out these fascinating reads about and/or by accomplished women in STEM fields.
Reza Aslan's book about the life of Jesus has generated controversy for both the point of view adopted in the book and the publicity around the release of the work. While you wait for your copy take a look at this list of other titles that provide varying viewpoints on the life of Jesus.
Alice Munro is a master of the short story. This Nobel prize-winning author has an astonishing ability to create nuanced characters and stories that go to the heart of the complicated relations between people.
Though Munro's writing style is unique, here are some equally talented writers who elevate the short story to a fine art.
Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane is an intriguing and atmospheric fantasy that tells the story of a child who stumbles into a mesmerizing and sometimes dangerous world.
While you wait for your copy, try these tales of people surprised by odd circumstances and other worlds that bump up against our own.
When a long-awaited book finally arrives, it’s hard not to place high expectations on its performance. So when I finally had a copy of Esther Freud’s latest book Mr. Mac and Me in my hot little hands...