• 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

  • Yeonmi Park: Interview

    "I know what it means to be a slave, both physically and emotionally. I was physically free when I crossed that river, but I was... Read more

  • Gulwali Passarlay: Interview

    "I know a lot of Afghans with extraordinary stories. But they are unwilling to tell them, because being an asylum seeker is seen as a... Read more

  • Jojo Moyes: Interview

    Jojo Moyes was driving her children home from school when she heard a news story on the radio about a young rugby player who had... Read more

  • Frederick Forsyth: Interview

    In Frederick Forsyth’s eventful retelling of his life story, the thriller writer—famous for bestsellers such as The Day of the Jackal, The Dogs of War,... Read more

  • Max Porter: Interview

    Although rooted in books and publishing, Max Porter has gone against the grain at almost every opportunity with his début book, Grief is the Thing... Read more

  • William Boyd: Interview

    April Fool’s Day 1998, novelist William Boyd published a hoax biography of a 20th-century American artist, Nat Tate, which was sufficiently convincing to take in... Read more