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In conversation: Takashi Hiraide

Our Gower Street Bookshop Manager, Alison Belshaw, caught up with Japanese author Takashi Hiraide to discuss his work, his intriguing fragmentary writing style and what we lost in the English translation of The Guest Cat. Read more
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Ask Richard Adams: The Answers

We asked our Facebook and Twitter followers for questions to ask Richard Adams, in celebration of the new illustrated editions of Watership Down and Shardik. Here are his answers to some of our favourites... Read more
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In conversation: Peter Carey

Peter Carey speaks to us about his new novel Amnesia which the Guardian described as "the story of Wikileaks as if transmogrified by Dickens and turned into a thrilling fable of our post-Edward Snowden era." Consider our interest piqued. Read more
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In conversation: Henry Winkler

Our intrepid reporter Isabel Popple managed to grab a few minutes with Henry Winkler at his recent visit to our Truro Bookshop to talk about his campaign to change attitudes towards dyslexia. Read more
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In conversation: Brian Conaghan

Matthew O'Donoghue speaks to Brian Conaghan - author of our Book Club Book of the Week, When Mr Dog Bites - about the book poetry, Knausgaard and writing songs that sound like a McFly B-side. Plus, he shares a Mr Dog playlist. Read more
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Meet the Man Booker Shortlist: Joshua Ferris

In the lead up to this year's Man Booker Prize announcements we'll be sharing brief interviews with the shortlisted authors - starting today with Joshua Ferris who has been nominated for his novel To Rise Again at a Decent Hour. Read more
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In conversation: Andrew Marr

Broadcaster and journalist Andrew Marr has already seen a tremendous amount of success for his informative and tremendously readable histories, but with Head of State he has written his first novel. Why, and what can we expect? Read more
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Ask Atwood: The Answers

We asked our Twitter followers for questions to ask Margaret Atwood - and today, on the publication of her new collection of tales, Stone Mattress - here are her answers to some of our favourites. Read more