Germinal by Émile Zola - April 2024

Émile Zola’s Germinal tells the story of an impoverished French mining village and a strike which is launched in protest at their increasingly poor conditions.
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John MacDonagh: The Forgotten Artist

In early twentieth-century Ireland, John MacDonagh was one of the most influential figures in the Irish theatre and film spheres.
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Staff Pick: The Dark Tourist

In this brilliantly odd and hilariously told travel memoir, Dom Joly sets out on a quest to visit those destinations from which the average tourist would, and should, run a mile.
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