Autism Awareness Month: 5 books with autistic characters
April is Autism awareness month, so now is the time to check out these great reads.
Call Francis Spufford's Narnia book what it is: fanfiction
Francis Spufford should be on ff.net like the rest of us.
Cash is not the solution to the teacher shortage
Stop with the hush money. Start listening.
Friday Poem: First Sight, by Philip Larkin
When I say 'Larkin', you say... lambs?
Review: Christmas Wedding Planner
This Netflix rom-com has been compared to medieval torture.
Book Review: The Folio Society's new edition of Of Mice and Men
You can judge a book by its cover when it's this beautiful.
Friday Poem: Servant Boy, by Seamus Heaney
Nothing says Christmas like an exploited Irish servant.
Reappraising the Little Princesses - why Burnett and Alcott still matter in the 21st century
In the month of their birth, a celebration of the princesses and women so derided for so long.
Margaret Atwood at 79: the books you should be reading
There's so much more to Atwood's novels than Wives and Handmaids.
An introduction to Rachel McAdams' most iconic roles, so far
She turns 40 today.
World War 1 Centenary: books to commemorate the conflict
Few conflicts have triggered so much literature.
Why you need to read Gone with the Wind
In many ways, Gone with the Wind is the American Wuthering Heights, with abhorrent characters, few rewards for moral purity and even a relationship which we loathe and love in equal parts.
Friday Poem: Charles Hamilton Sorley, WWI poet
A lesser-known but no less important member of the War Poets.
High School Musical 3: where are our favourite characters now?
Ten years after we said goodbye, we catch up with our favourite Wildcats.
As much as the Galaxy Truffle is missed, there are so many other treasures
It's just one chocolate in the universe, after all.
Friday Poem: Sylvia Plath
Rather than focusing on her tempestuous relationship with Ted Hughes, instead turn to her brutally honest and brilliant poem, 'Daddy' to celebrate would've been her 86th birthday.