Reviews and booklists
The new 'It takes five minutes' reading promotion is all about books that Dads will enjoy sharing with their children as well as reading for themselves. Follow the link to find Storytelling Tips and booklists for children and their Dads.
South Asian Literature- fascinating reads by authors from the Asian sub-continent.
Celebrating Diversity - a booklist compiled by Kings Heath Library. A tantalising glimpse of the wide selection of lesbian and gay books that are available at Kings Heath Library and other libraries.
Loud and Proud - lesbian and gay books reviewed by Birmingham Libraries staff.
Astonishing Splashes of Colourby local author, Clare Morrall, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2003.
Local author Catherine O'Flynnwas longlisted for the Orange Prize and Man Booker Prize in 2007 for her novel What Was Lost.
Reviews from Reading Groups around the city
Science Fiction and Fantasy reviews
Booklists for special occasions
Holocaust Memorial Day
A list of powerful fiction and non-fiction books.
Booklists for Adults - mainly Fiction and Poetry
Flashback - fiction and non-fiction with a historical theme
Future tense- recently published science fiction and fantasy books.
It's a man thing- titles specially chosen to appeal to men.
Black Xibit- a celebration of recent black writing
Writers Without Borders - poetry and fiction written by local writers who have come to Birmingham from many different countries.
Mental Health - novels which help you understand issues of mental health.
openingthebook.com/whichbook - a completely new way of choosing what to read.
Black History Information Books
Books about running and athletics
Caribbean cookery books
Children's Booklists and Reviews
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