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  • Your ultimate autumn culture planner 2020

    Culture vultures, grab your diaries. Here's your Muddy-curated cheat sheet to the season's best art, theatre, TV, books and film in the UK.

  • Books you need to read this September

    It’s back-to-school time and even if we're not of school age, there’s a lot to be said for embracing a reading list. Here's nine must-reads for the month ahead.

  • Unmissable late summer food and culture in the Midlands

    Jump for joy! Here's our latest superflashy newsflash including hot new theatre, festivals, foodie news, openings and an exclusive interview with Jack Reacher author, Lee Child!

  • 10 books for younger kids

    Kids have had a lot on their plates: no school, no play dates, and slim chance of a summer of fun in the sun. Here's 10 great book for ages 5-8 to create a fictional escape route from the madness.

  • Our June cultural hitlist

    Less time propping up bars means more time being a culture vulture! Here's what I'm loving this month.

  • The best ‘holiday’ reads for lockdown

    Okay, 'holiday' might be stretching it - but these books are certainly providing us with welcome escapism during lockdown! Here are the latest releases the Muddy editors are reading in the back garden with a cocktail.

  • New spring releases

    Powered through your bookcase already? Time for a new influx of instant classics.

  • Read THESE this month

    Reasons to be cheerful: spring has sprung and a brilliant new batch of March books has arrived. Gather around, and let Muddy's pro-bookworm Kerry Potter tell you a story.

  • The 5 best books out February

    Muddy's pro bookworm Kerry Potter has got five Feb fancies for your delectation.

  • This month’s best new reads

    What kind of insaniac leaves the house in January? Retire to the sofa pronto and get stuck into one of pro bookworm Kerry Potter's enthralling new literary picks.

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