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Graeme Macrae Burnet | 'In order to immerse yourself in a novel I think you have to feel that it is real'

Graeme Macrae Burnet's fourth novel is a thrilling investigation into the nature of sanity and identity Read more

Lauren Child | 'It felt like a time to write about what we wish for'

Lauren Child's latest story focuses on Christmas in a Clarice Bean story that is full of empathy and hope Read more

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

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