• Fiona Barton: Interview

    Fiona Barton’s début novel owes much to her journalistic background but she’s found writing fiction much more terrifying. Read more

  • Joe Wicks: Interview

    Caroline Sanderson talks to the personal trainer who is on a mission to combat the UKs obesity crisis by promoting exercise and healthy eating... Read more

  • Matt Haig: Interview

    It’s been a good couple of years for Matt Haig and he credits this success to stopping trying to be Ian McEwan: “It took me... Read more

  • Edna O'Brien: Interview

    Last month novelist Edna O’Brien was elected a Saoi in her native Ireland, alongside William Trevor; the honour means “wise one”, comes with a gold... Read more

  • Sloane Crosley: Interview

    Former book publicist Sloane Crosley tells Anna James why she had to quit her day job in order to write her first novel, The Clasp.... Read more

  • Richard Mabey: Interview

    “Plants are not thought to be sexy. But there’s no reason why we shouldn’t both be entertained by them, and take on board the serious... Read more

  • Fergus Fleming: Interview

    To congratulate himself on completing his début novel Casino Royale in 1952, Ian Fleming ordered himself a gold-plated typewriter from New York: a Royal Quiet... Read more

  • Garth Risk Hallberg: Interview

    In the run-up to my telephone interview with Garth Risk Hallberg —him in New York, me in London—I had wondered at what point it would... Read more

  • Oliver Jeffers and Eoin Colfer: Interview

    This autumn a collaboration between two of Ireland’s best-known children’s storytellers—author Eoin Colfer and author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers—will hit the shelves. ... Read more

  • Robert Harris: Interview

    Novelist Robert Harris is feeling a mix of relief and sadness, he says, at the prospect of parting ways with a figure who has been... Read more