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Read extracts from Charlaine Harris' new novel The Day Shift; Sara Novic's debut Girl at War; and Antonia Fraser's The Pleasure of Reading, including her introduction, an essay by Kamila Shamsie and a fascinating table of the contributors' top ten all-time reads.
Amy Alward discusses the influence of J K Rowling on a generation of writers; Jon Wallace talks about how he was inspired by London landmarks for his dystopian trilogy, while Antonia Hodgson, author of The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins, discusses the Georgian public's fascination with the lives of criminals.