Rock and Roll is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950s. While many will instantly think of Elvis, Rock and Roll, or Rock ‘n’ Roll actually has its roots in African American musical styles and is influenced by gospel, Jazz, boogie woogie, and rhythm and blues.
Pioneered by singers such as the Boswell Sisters and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, it would be big names like Chuck Berry who would go down in history as creating this new genre.
Today, the influence of rock and roll continues through popular music and influences and its spirit can be felt across many musical genres, and so we have six books that we think capture the spirit of the Rock and Roll era.
Here is a list of novels canine lovers will enjoy. Many have been adapted into films but the written word is always special for us! Read More
Nurses are the backbone of any health services and often some of the most undervalued and taken for granted members of any medical team. Today we’re showing our appreciation for all the world’s nurses by dedicating a blog to books about nurses, or nursing. Read More
“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” Ernest Hemingway
From the booksellers of the Seine, to the romantic portrayals in literature, there’s no denying Paris is an artistic and literary city. Gothic architecture, a poetic language and the most romantic city river in the world make Paris the perfect backdrop for any author and so it’s little wonder the city is the location for so many well known novels.