Turning Blue

26 September 2016 // Books

Turning Blue by Benjamin Myers (Moth publishing, paperback, 336 pages. Out now and available here.) Review by Katharine Norbury I ticked a few things off my literary bucket list this summer. I visited the grave of Sylvia Plath when I was staying at Lumb Bank, the house bought by Ted Hughes. Whilst there, I explored […]

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The Ethical Carnivore

22 September 2016 // Books

The Ethical Carnivore: My Year Killing to Eat by Louise Gray (Bloomsbury, hardback, 320 pages. Out now and available here in the Caught by the River shop.) Review by Malachy Tallack In the summer of 2013, Kate Middleton was lying in hospital in central London with a baby on the way. At the same time, […]

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The Caught by the River Book of the Month: September

21 September 2016 // Books //On Water

Estuary: Out From London To The Sea by Rachel Lichtenstein (Hamish Hamilton, hardback, 336 pages. Available here in the Caught by the River shop.) Review by Peter Watts The hazardous mystery of the Thames Estuary has attracted writers for centuries, acting as both treacherous landscape for deadly adventures and ready-made metaphor for the voyage of […]

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An extract from Estuary: the Caught by the River Book of the Month for September

15 September 2016 // Books

Extract from Estuary by Rachel Lichtenstein Hamish Hamilton, hardcover: 336 pages. 22 September chapter title – Jacomina Sailing in the outer reaches By the time we sailed past London Array on our port side, the sun was shining brightly. The great turbines turned slowly in the wind. Kent became a fine black slither then gradually […]

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Autumn – A Review

10 September 2016 // Books

Autumn: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons edited by Melissa Harrison. (208 pages, published by Elliott & Thompson in conjunction with the Wildlife Trusts. Out now in paperback original – available here in the Caught by the River shop – and ebook.) Review by Sue Brooks Outside my bedroom window facing east, the sunrise is […]

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