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“So how’s the novel?”

Louisa Young, author of the bestselling My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You, found one question coming up again and again whilst writing its sequel - but how to answer it? Read more
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In conversation: Ann Weisgarber

Richard Lee spoke to historical novelist Ann Weisgarber whose first novel The Personal History of Rachel Dupree was longlisted for the Orange Prize and won the David J. Langum Prize for American Historical Fiction. Here they discuss her latest novel, The Promise - shortlisted for this year's Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Read more
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Lost in Translation: Researching The Three

Sarah Lotz shares the story of her "research trip" to Japan. By the time she and her research assistant (mum) got to the "sea of trees" around Mount Fuji - reportedly one of the world's scariest places and Japan's suicide hotspot - they realised this was no holiday... Read more
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Read The Baby Boom

Read the opening chapter of P.J. O'Rourke's The Baby Boom: How It Got That Way And It Wasn’t My Fault And I’ll Never Do It Again. Read more
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Bookshop Memories

Former Waterstone(')s Bookseller Andy Miller has many fond memories of his time working amongst the shelves - some of which he touches on in his book, The Year of Reading Dangerously. But it's those brushes with celebrity which Booksellers enjoy so much which he's most eager to share... Read more
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The evolution of Dangerous Creatures

Margaret Stohl explains how the collaborative writing process between herself and Kami Garcia has evolved from the Beautiful Creatures novels in 2008 to their new series, Dangerous Creatures. Read more