On the Marshes

25 June 2017 // Books

On the Marshes by Carol Donaldson from Little Toller Books on Vimeo. On the Marshes: A journey into England’s waterlands, by Carol Donaldson (Little Toller, 200 pages, hardback. Out now and available here.) Review by George Sawtell Set in the marshes of north Kent, the author embarks on a series of walks, from near Gravesend […]

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The World-Ending Fire

24 June 2017 // Books

The World-Ending Fire: The Essential Wendell Berry, selected and introduced by Paul Kingsnorth (Allen Lane, 354 pages. Out now.) Review by Andy Childs I am not a regular listener to Radio 4’s ‘Start The Week’, but an edition broadcast a couple of months ago caught my ear. It featured the author Paul Kingsnorth, who is […]

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Creating Critical Critters

22 June 2017 // Books

Ceri Levy tells us how ‘Critical Critters’, his latest book collaboration with the artist Ralph Steadman, came into being Two years is a long time to gestate. Elephants take 22 months to give birth and our latest book, Critical Critters, has taken a fraction longer than that. But it’s done and Ralph and I have […]

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Diva’s Reading Rundown

21 June 2017 // Books //Magazines

Caught by the River deckhand Diva Harris assesses the latest publications to have kept her commute boredom at bay If the current weight of my tote bag is anything to go by, the output of independent publishing at the moment is pretty damn great. The first thing I’ve been happily lugging around is gorse, a […]

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The Caught by the River Book of the Month: June

11 June 2017 // Books //Walking

An extract from Ghosts on the Shore by Paul Scraton, which is our Book of the Month for June What we know: The journey east began by walking west, back to the Priwall ferry for the short trip across the water to Travemünde. At first I walked the sands, aiming at the tower of the […]

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