The Architect: Four Countries, Four Faces

  Marga Jann, an architect whose work has appeared in many art and architecture publications, has written a semi-autobiographical novel titled The Architect: Four Countries, Four Faces. Her writing provides a rare insight into the mind of an erudite scholar, it revealed her polymath attributes amidst terrifying ordeals as she travels to different parts of the…

Is The Man Booker Prize A Tarnished Trophy?

‘This year’s Man Booker Prize longlist reflects the diverse tastes of the judges, but can the winner restore the shine to this tarnished trophy?’ David Sexton’s screaming headline on 26 July 2018 edition of Evening Standard caught my attention. I am on the fence with his proclamation. The judges had to trawl through 171 submissions, and that must have…

Books For Humans

    If you’re human, then you need to read this! The Afflicted, written by Andy Strutt is a book that strikes a chord with sci-fi fans worldwide. It’s believable yet terrifying. Striking a perfect balance between disturbing and gripping, The Afflicted follows the endeavours of Dr John Simmons in creating the miraculous wonder-drug Methuselah and the consequences…

Alzheimer’s And Loneliness

        Dementia is more prevalent in our society today than we care to admit. What would you do if a member of your family doesn’t recognise you anymore? According to the Alzheimer’s society, there are over 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million…

New Year, New Writer

    Recently on the news, a BBC reporter claimed that full-time writers earn an average of £11,000 per annum. That’s a meagre amount in the expensive world of today. How then are writers supposed to fend for themselves? Pay their bills and still find that special muse that would inspire them to keep writing.…

Three Books That Could Improve Your Writing

  Writing is a solitary job, which kind of made it a grueling task if an author writes a book that hardly fly off the shelves. How can authors polish their craft and write flawlessly? Well, by writing every day and reading a lot. Words can change destinies because an expertly written article or story…