Brian Bilston, known as the Poet Laureate of Twitter, was due to join us in 2020 to talk about his debut novel, Diary of A Somebody, which was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize in 2019.
Best known for his poetry, Alexa, what is there to know about love?, is a wonderful collection of poems about love in all its forms, covering everything from romantic love to familial love, to long-distance love, and even love on the internet.
The collection also features poems about the true passions for many book lovers: reading and literature - and the odd one about the subject causing many of us heartbreak - politics. With titles like Hold My Hand While We Jump Off This Cliff and Remembrance of Things Pasta, there's something for even the most jaded romantic.
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