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Michelle Paver | 'Hope is so important. Everything you do can make a difference'

Michelle Paver never intended to write a sequel to her bestselling Wolf Brother series.  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

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

Judy Blume: Interview

Almost two decades after her last adult novel, the New Jerseyan author returns with a story inspired by a trio of tragic events from the... Read more

Kazuo Ishiguro: Interview

Kazuo Ishiguro springs off his chair and begins rifling through his film collection. He is looking for something to drive home a point about 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

Emma Hooper: Interview

“A love letter to my homeland, the Canadian prairies” is how author Emma Hooper describes her début novel, Otto and Etta and Russell and James... Read more

Vanessa Lafaye: interview

A scandalous episode in 20th-century American history is exposed in Vanessa Lafaye’s début novel Summertime (Orion, January). In 1935, the Labor Day Hurricane became the... Read more

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

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