❉ Paul Abbott of Hark! The 87th Precinct Podcast,on the legacy of Ed McBain.
❉ ‘Dinnusos Rises’ is an urban fantasy by Cardiff-based writer Tej Turner.
❉ Young Adult lit is a booming industry where cult has found a nest in which to settle.
❉ Planning a family? You won’t be, once you’ve read The Picture of Leon Brittan…
❉ We celebrate the life and work of legendary cult writer Russell Hoban, on what would have his 92nd birthday.
❉ A natter with writer Paul Magrs about ‘Baker’s End’, his new ‘Mars’ trilogy, and much ado about Puffins.
❉ Two years in the making, new album from Radiophonic tape loop duo Howlround is the soundtrack to an amazing experimental film.
❉ After Aladdin – Love, adventure and a button-nosed tortoise… We celebrate a timeless Winter warmer.
❉ A new Doctor Who anthology is raising money to help a prominent mental health charity.
❉ Musician Lol Tolhurst’s memoir charts the creation of The Cure, and his descent into alcohol and substance abuse.