Literature loves an underdog: Oliver Twist, Lily Bart, Lennie Small, the Tortoise as he gradually overtakes the Hare. Sunil Yapa’s debut novel Your He(...)

Sex and sexuality are at the centre of Lauren Holmes’s witty debut collection, Barbara the Slut and Other People, a non-taxing read that uses humour a(...)

The work of Marie Filbin, from Lurgan, Co Armagh, who has died, aged 58, after a long illness, is crucial to understanding paralysis due to spinal cor(...)