As editor of the Yorkshire Post, Sir Linton Andrews was in a good position to observe events that were unfolding in...
19 May 2009
In April we begin a six-month tour of the works shortlisted for the 2008 Man Booker Prize. First in line is 'The...
02 Apr 2009
Barry Dackombe shows how Hazel's diaries recorded the continuing shortages of a post-war world.
25 Feb 2009
The changes in state education after the war opened up new opportunities - and Hazel was keen to take them.
17 Feb 2009
The war had changed social mores - but did the peace mean a return to the old way of doing things?
12 Feb 2009
Whilst there may be similarities, Stuart Mitchell cautions against drawing too many parallels between 1963 and 2009
08 Feb 2009
In Neasden, two girls share a loft, apparently alike - but not once you read more closely.
01 Jan 2009
Jason Toynbee sugests that when times are hard we can expect to see more about real life - and less reality TV - on...
09 Dec 2008
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie takes us to the 1967 Nigeria-Biafra war, for a book that can sometimes be a difficult read.
01 Dec 2008