This week, Kate chats to author Ayisha Malik, author of Sofia Khan Is Not Obliged and The Other Half of Happiness, about her novels, characters, inspirations, and what she’s writing next.
Today Will Be Different is the new novel from Maria Semple, author of Where’d You Go, Bernadette and when I spotted early copies, it’s safe to say I was pretty unashamed about seeing if I could nab one as I was really [Read more]
Out now is Jessie Burton’s The Muse, her followup to The Miniaturist, Burton’s acclaimed debut novel. Find out how The Miniaturist came to be in this interview with Hayley Attwell, part of the 2015 Essex Book Festival.
Yesterday, we shared a Q&A with Holly Bourne, author of Am I Normal Yet?, one of this year’s World Book Night books. As supporters of World Book Night, I’m really pleased to be able to share another fab Q&A with you this [Read more]
We’ve been supporters of World Book Night since before Adventures With Words properly kicked off, in 2011, and we’ve been talking to you about it most years since then. You can read all about its origins on the World Book [Read more]
On Thursday 21st January, I headed over to the first event at the newly opened Waterstones Tottenham Court Road (open until 11pm – try the cocktails!) to hear Juno Dawson and Dr Olivia Hewitt talk to Jo Elvin, editor at [Read more]
As well as taking the time to chat to us about Railhead and his other work, Philip Reeve has written this fascinating blog post about the Spindlebridge, which forms a key part of the story of his new book. As [Read more]
This week, we’re very pleased to welcome Philip Reeve to the podcast, talking about his new book Railhead, published by Oxford University Press Children’s Books, and more…!
I always think it’s fascinating to get an insight ‘behind the scenes’ into the process which brings a book from a concept to the finished article, ready to be read and enjoyed. House of Windows is Alexia Casale’s second young [Read more]
Recorded in Foyles Cafe Charing Cross, here’s Kate in conversation with author Nicole Burstein about her debut young adult novel Othergirl.
Recorded live as part of the Essex Book Festival, here’s Rob in conversation with author Ben Fergusson about his book The Spring of Kasper Meier.
When I received an email recently from Faber, offering me the chance to read True Face by Siobhan Curham, and to host a guest post, I jumped at the chance. The effect of the media on young women (and men), [Read more]
We’re into week two now of the Essex Book Festival and it’s a great podcast this week! We have Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist, in conversation with Hayley Atwell.
Time for the ‘Birth of the Book’ Q & A!
Join us as we liveblog the ‘Birth of the Book’ event at Essex Book Festival featuring critically acclaimed author Kerry Hudson, Literary Agent Jo Unwin and Picador Editor Francesca Main. We move on to Picador Editor Francesca Main.