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Lockdown LitFest 53m
World Exclusive Alert! reads to us from his upcoming spy thriller, 'Box 88', published by in October 2020. Full interview available in the link below.
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Lockdown LitFest Aug 7
's favourite document from his and Ann MacMillan's book is Tutankhamun's chalice inscription. But here, he shows us the infamous scrap of paper that Churchill passed over the table to Stalin proposing Europe's division.
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Lockdown LitFest Aug 5
Author admits that in their early days, many authors are showing off. As he's matured, he's found he's most effective when he's calm and conversational. The trick, he says, is for people not to notice the writing.
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Lockdown LitFest 6h
At 3pm BST, our interview with will be live to watch via our channels. For now, enjoy this amusing titbit of why his novel was called 'A Spy by Nature' rather than its original working title, 'Peripheral Vision'.
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Lockdown LitFest Aug 4
A lot of current survival research has been known for centuries. While the fundamentals remain intact, it has often been overtaken by modern science. Here, explains why the "the will to survive" is meaningless.
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Lockdown LitFest Jul 28
It's London, 2020: only it's a parallel universe to ours... even if ours seems pretty dystopian right now. 'A River Called Time' is one to prioritise on your TBR pile. Until then, here's reading an extract.
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Lockdown LitFest Aug 5
At 3pm BST, talks about influencers... Not the trending type, but the ones inspiring through their formative novels rather than on Insta. That said, we'd be fascinated to see E.M Forster using Tik Tok...
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LoveReading Apr 29
Find out more about Come Again by at the in 10 minutes!
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Lockdown LitFest Jul 30
"I'd read countless books before I even thought about writing this book", says on the process of writing 'Checkpoint Charlie'. For today's , Iain gives us the lowdown on strategising such a deeply researched book.
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Hodderscape Jun 8
Today took part in and you can listen to his interview here!
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Lockdown LitFest Aug 5
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Lockdown LitFest 3h
Our interview with Charles Cumming is NOW PREMIERING at .
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Lockdown LitFest Aug 3
What has been your experience of working from home? Kids interrupting calls? The constant temptation to ditch work and watch an interview instead? has distilled the energy of working from home into this poem, Working From Home.
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Ruth Killick May 22
Today! interviews @Jan_Todd about her new book Don't you Know There's a War On? 22 May 3-4 pm
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Lockdown LitFest Aug 3
Last week featured interviews with , and . This week, we welcome , Ann MacMillan and . Links will be provided via our social media accounts: tune in.
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Lockdown LitFest Aug 3
Poet tells us how his university dissertation escalated to blessing people in the streets of Edinburgh with a nightclub mirrorball. Prepare for more similarly fabulous stories in less than an hour, at 3pm BST.
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Lockdown LitFest Jul 31
Our interview with joins our exciting catalogue of children's authors. Talking to us from the UAE, Julia shares how her storytelling career started and flourished in an Emirati environment. Watch now.
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Lockdown LitFest Aug 3
Despite being bullied as a young boy – and pushed down the stairs of Ronnie Scotts in a fight about a cello as an adult – ’s career is decidedly a success story. Learn more about his journey now: .
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