Geordismo: Review of The Book of Newcastle

Although the cities of the North East might be quiet right now under lockdown, Alice Patchett escapes into the Book of Newcastle, a collection of short stories that roams the urban environment in search of everyday, lively moments of community and place. In Julia Darling’s ‘Calling from Newcastle’, which opens The Book of Newcastle, one... Continue Reading →

READ At Home: Alice Patchett

Our next #READAtHome postcard features the first (but by no means last) academic cat 😺. Say hello to Alfie sitting in his office, and to PhD student Alice Patchett (@alice_patchett), whose research interests include Gothic anxieties, national memory and American crops. This is part of a series of snapshots into the home offices and working... Continue Reading →

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