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A continuation of our previous blog ‘Five Spectacular Libraries Around the World’, we wanted to share five more truly magnificent libraries. Warning, these buildings are sure to impress.   The Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland     View this post on Instagram

At Fairlight, books are close to our heart and we are always excited to share news from like-minded people. That’s why we’d like to bring attention to the Shelter Book Club, a new project whose aim is to bring together book lovers with a shared passion for social justice and a deep love of reading. [caption id="attachment_501543" a

It might seem an odd thing for a leftie, Guardian-reading republican to do. I’d just written one historical novel about a member of the royal family only to find myself writing a second. The first book, The Prince of Mirrors, was about the ‘bad boy’ Prince Eddy, the Duke of Clarence. I’d written that novel because, despite the vas

Saturday 3 October 2020 is Bookshop Day across the nation, a time when many show their love for their local bookshop. To celebrate, we have teamed up with some amazing independent bookshops which we want to highlight. One of our bookshop partners is Pen’rallt Gallery Bookshop, or galeri a siop lyfrau pen’rallt in its native welsh.

Saturday 3 October 2020 is Bookshop Day across the nation. To celebrate, we have teamed up with some amazing independent bookshops which we want to highlight. One of our bookshop partners is Mostly Books, Abingdon. We interviewed owner Sarah Dennis about the team's experiences during lockdown and reopening. As a bookseller, I imagine t

Emma Rogers is the designer behind the cover of Valhalla. We’ve talked to her about her path into graphic designing and her creative process. How did you get into the arts and what led you to book design? I always had a passion for drawing and being creative as a child. I loved knitting and making my own clothes, all influenced

Jac Shreeves-Lee's debut short story collection, Broadwater, was published by Fairlight Books on 3 September 2020. In Broadwater, Jac gives voice to the people of Broadwater Farm, one of the most well-known housing estates in Britain. A place where post-war dreams of concrete utopia ended in riots, violence and sub-standard housing. Read