Natasha Pulley on her eagerly awaited follow up to The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, The Bedlam Stacks; Christopher Wilson on The Zoo, set in the last days of Stalin’s reign; and Sylvia Brownrigg on Pages for Her, which revisits some characters from Pages for You. See all our interviews here.
Martin Edwards on the mysterious pleasures of Golden Age detective fiction; literary agent Sophie Lambert on how to write a killer proposal; and Simon James Green on the importance of humour in LGBTQ fiction and Andrew Latimer on editing Gordon Lish. See more blogs here.
Sally Rooney, author of Conversations with Friends, selects some of her favourite fiction; Our Bristol bookseller Charlotte Pope recommends Giovanni's Room and Foyles’ Sarah Duggan celebrates Jane Austen on the 200th anniversary of the author’s death See more features here.
This month history buffs and film fans are united as they eagerly await Christopher Nolan's portrayal of Dunkirk. Madga from our Birmingham branch reviews the accompanying book.
Meg from our web team discusses her love for all things Sedaris as his first volume of diaries is published.
On the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, Marian Veevers explains why no woman is simply a product of the time in which she lives.