Foyles - blogs - blogsen-gb30/06/2015 04:35:2915How a book chose me A Caro's astounding 1974 Pulitzer Prize-winner The Power Broker has finally been made available in the UK. Will Hammond, the editor who acquired UK rights, explains why it's a book he just had to publish....23/06/2015 00:00:001331Finding the hidden British literary landscape and reviewer Simon Savidge has had the pleasure of judging the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize for Fiction 2015, an experience that reopened his eyes to the diversity and breadth of the British literary landscape....19/06/2015 00:00:001330What I’ve learned from living with my nose in a book The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, Sara spends so much of her time with her nose buried in a book that she's never left her native Sweden. Its author Katarina Bivald shares her character's wish to lose herself in books and some of the important life lessons to be learned from their pages....18/06/2015 00:00:001329Scoring a publishing deal crime writer Ragnar Jónasson, author of Snowblind, explains how avoiding fouling Ian Rankin in a game of football played an important part in getting his book published in English....13/06/2015 00:00:001323Pictures that tell a thousand words novels have evolved considerably from their superhero origins, but many readers remain dismissive of the genre. Charlotte Pope, from our Bristol branch, explain why they can be so powerful and suggests some starting points for those who haven't tried them before....09/06/2015 00:00:001308Underground, overground Herron, author of Nobody Walks, in which a man investigating the death of his son is drawn into London's seamy underbelly, looks at what the capital's hidden places offer such fertile territory for crime writers....04/06/2015 00:00:001310A Pickwick paper trail Brougton, Senior Designer at Vintage Books, reveals how he came up with the jacket design for Death and Mr pickwick, Stephen Jarvis' novel about the origins of The Pickwick Papers....21/05/2015 00:00:001324Raising awareness about FGM Craigie's new YA novel deals with the traumatic topic of FGM. She explains how meeting campaigners prompted her to write about about the subject for a younger age group....19/05/2015 00:00:001325Meet the translator, no.2 the second of our occasional series of interviewers, presented in translation with English PEN, Margaret Jull Costa OBE talks about her translation of the Spanish bestseller Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco. ...14/05/2015 00:00:001326Oil, water, money and death in Yemen Hardisty, author of The Abrupt Physics of Dying, explains how his own experiences in Yemen formed the basis of this eco-thriller set in a country that has become a battleground between Western interests and Islamic militants....12/05/2015 00:00:001318