Tag: books

"What Was Lost" longlisted

Friend of BiNS Catherine O’Flynn’s novel “What Was Lost” has made it onto the longlists of two awards: the long-running Man Booker Prize, announced earlier this month and now also the Guardian’s First Book Award, announced today. The Guardian prize…

Dead Man Weds

Linda Green has written a novel set in a ‘fictional’ Birmingham newsroom, based on her time with the Birmingham News. An important chance to find out what goes on inside the Post and Mail building? I’m not about to recommend…

Prowl at the moon

Prowler is the lastest incarnation of the shop on the opposite corner of the ‘flat iron’ style building (on Navigation St) to Coffee Republic, not so sure what it sells. On Thursday 26 July, 6pm onwards Mick Scully is there…

Review: Little Moscow by Mick Scully

Sexual relations with penguins, tightrope walking from Beetham Tower to the Palisades, drinking in Tysley. No it’s not Stan Collymore’s to do list, it’s some of the surreal goings on in Mick Scully’s Little Moscow, the book and the –…

Book of the month Club

What Was Lost by Catherine O’Flynn is the Five Live Book of the Month on Simon Mayo’s Book Panel for March – it’s a great book and we love Cath here at B:INS. Reviews and discussions of this novel will…