CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, has launched the new edition of its famous Good Bottled Beer Guide, which this time features over 1800 bottle-conditioned beers.
Andy Goff has finally received his copy of Birmingham: Then and Now. He likes it a lot.
Will we have a world without books? asks Richard Lutz as he sees another bookshop shut down?
A new publication from CAMRA, The Campaign for Real Ale, highlights the hidden gems of British pub architecture with 270 pub interiors of outstanding historic interest.
The 23rd of April is Shakespeare’s birthday and St George’s Day, so what better day to pop into Bloxwich Library for a free book (or to borrow one!)
Alan Clawley on the impending closure of Birmingham Central Library in June - but ideas are still being proposed for its future
With the age of literary correspondence dying, it seems more important than ever to provide spaces of warmth and comfort in which writers can not only retreat
The eighth annual Hexham Book Festival, which will take place this year from 24 April to 2 May, has just announced its line-up, with a variety of writers offering events blending words, stories and ideas.
What better way to celebrate the potential arrival of warmer months than with a Halfmoon Walking & Writing Workshop over Cannock Chase.
Birmingham based children’s publisher Aku & Kamu is celebrating the transition of their flagship characters onto the small screen
Alan Clawley has published a book in a popular series.
Words - Bromsgrove’s Literary Society - presents the new work of two local writers, Robert Ronsson and Fiona Joseph at Artrix
First stage adaptation of Robert Burton’s 1,500 page “first self help manual” published in 1621
Author Vijay Mehta, Chair of Uniting for Peace, is giving a talk on his book on 5th March 2013 at University of Warwick
Swimming sensation Ellie Simmonds OBE was guest of honour when she went back to her old school in Aldridge to meet marathon readers.
Coventry University’s Lanchester Library will be hosting a free event to highlight the many different facets of what libraries today are able to offer visitors.
Laurence Inman on biographers, biographies and a number 17 bus.
Laurence Inman says: "Don’t get me started on Les Misérables."
Young bookworms are helping to add a new chapter to their school’s fundraising activities by taking part in a massive readathon.
Quite apart from being the man who really made the Mini, Birmingham tycoon, Leonard Lord, was, arguably, the most important British industrialist of the latter half of the twentieth century.