Author Interviews

  • Keggie Carew: Interview

    Caroline Sanderson talks to Keggie Carew about her book Dadland (Chatto & Windus), which melds memoir, military history and more. Read more

  • Mary Gaitskill: Interview

    American author Mary Gaitskill talks to Alice O'Keeffe about her third novel, The Mare (Serpent's Tail), which may change her relatively unknown status in the... Read more

  • Graham Bartlett and Peter James: Interview

    Bestselling crime author Peter James has teamed up with former police officer Graham Bartlett for a foray into non-fiction.   Read more

  • Geoff Dyer: Interview

    Cheltenham-born author and LA-resident Geoff Dyer tells Danny Arter why his latest book, White Sands, isn’t a straightforward travel book.  ... Read more

  • Matthew Todd: Interview

    Matthew Todd, the award-winning editor of gay magazine Attitude, tells Caroline Sanderson about his compassionate and campaigning life navigation guide for LGBT people, Straight Jacket... Read more

  • My Job in 5: Sophie Schrey, senior editor, Buster Books

    This week's My Job in 5 is with Sophie Schrey, senior editor, Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O'Mara. Read more

  • Mytting emerges chop of the pile

    It may appear to be little more than a quirky gift title, but Norwegian Wood, The British Book Industry Awards Non-Fiction Book of the Year,... Read more

  • The song of Solomons

    After a middling start to life as a published author, The British Book Industry Awards' Children’s Book of the Year winner David Solomons found his... Read more

  • Little wonder

    Hanya Yanagihara speaks to Cathy Rentzenbrink after claiming the Fiction Book of the Year award at The British Book Industry Awards. Read more

  • Far from a Lone ranger

    The British Book Industry Awards' Book of the Year winner Andrew Michael Hurley reflects on a dizzying journey from (extremely) limited edition to the mass... Read more

  • Emma Cline: Interview

    Emma Cline's story of a teenage girl in thrall to a cult in 1960s California, The Girls, is set to be one of the biggest... Read more

  • Kit de Waal: Interview

    First-time author Kit de Waal tells Caroline Carpenter why her strongly backed début novel, My Name is Leon, is true to life.  ... Read more

  • Philippe Sands: Interview

    Renowned human rights lawyer Philippe Sands tells Caroline Sanderson the extraordinary story of the coincidences he discovered while carrying out the research for his book,... Read more

  • Lionel Shriver: Interview

    Orange Prize-winning author Lionel Shriver tells Tom Tivnan how her futuristic vision of a toppled global power in her new novel The Mandibles came to... Read more

  • Sarai Walker: Interview

    A fierce, fantastical, fighting feminist fiction effort from début novelist Sarai Walker, Dietland (Atlantic Books) proves difficult to neatly categorise . . . and equally... Read more