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  • Interview with Mal Peet

    This November sees veteran Young Adult author Mal Peet having something of a renewal with his first novel for adults, The Murdstone Trilogy. As well as... Read more

  • Ann Leckie: Interview

    Ann Leckie was at home in St Louis, Missouri, on the night of the Arthur C Clarke Award ceremony back in May. Up for... Read more

  • Colm Tóibín: Interview

    Nora Webster (Viking, October), Colm Tóibín’s seventh novel, returns to the provincial Irish town of Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, familiar to readers of his Costa... Read more

  • Matt Parker: Interview

    Ask mathematician Matt Parker what his favourite number is, and you won’t get some namby-pamby random answer like seven or 11 (even if 11... Read more

  • Michel Faber: Interview

    It is said of some authors that they write essentially the same book over and over again—not a charge that can be levelled at... Read more

  • Bernard Cornwell: Interview

    Thirty-five years after first tackling the Napoleonic Wars with the Sharpe series that made his name, Bernard Cornwell is returning to the era for... Read more

  • Yuval Noah Harari: Interview

    “Storytelling is our speciality. It’s the basis for everything we do as a species”. Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari—a slight figure... Read more

  • Sophie Hannah: Interview

    Agatha Christie is the world’s bestselling novelist, famously outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Over her 56-year writing career, which began in 1920,... Read more

  • Matthew Thomas: Interview

    Matthew Thomas is one of those overnight success stories that takes a lifetime to happen. Read more

  • Sarah Waters: Interview

    Every publisher needs a Sarah Waters—an author who has achieved the holy grail of huge sales (1,052,602 copies sold through BookScan to date, which... Read more