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  • 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

  • Hanya Yanagihara: Interview

    A Little Life is 720 pages long and such is its pull that I read it in one sleepless night, feeling more and more convinced... Read more

  • Alice Jolly: Interview

    Award-winning fiction writer Alice Jolly turns her hand to non-fiction with a moving account about the origins of her own family Ten years ago, almost... Read more

  • Paul Murray: Interview

    The Irishman’s follow-up to the Booker-longlisted Skippy Dies takes on the financial crisis—and it doesn’t disappoint There is the slightest moment of trepidation when beginning... Read more

  • Vaseem Khan: Interview

    If ever a novel could be said to have been born in a single moment, it is The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra. In 1997,... Read more

  • Katherine Woodfine: Interview

    Booktrust arts project manager adds another string to her bow with an Edwardian-era mystery for children. Anna James reports It would be more surprising if... Read more

  • Alexandra Fuller: Interview

    At the end of Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight (Picador)—one of my favourite memoirs—its author Alexandra Fuller marries Charlie Ross, an adventurous American,... Read more

  • Cecilia Ekbäck: Interview

    A “wolf winter”, or Vargavinter in Swedish, is a way of describing an exceptionally long and bitter winter, but it also has a second meaning,... Read more

  • Paula Hawkins: Interview

    Like most Londoners, Paula Hawkins became very familiar with the daily commute. But unlike most passengers, she has turned her experiences of being on a... Read more

  • David Whitehouse: interview

    David Whitehouse’s second novel, Mobile Library (Picador, January), is a book for bibliophiles; a modern fairytale of four people thrown together as a makeshift family... Read more