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Jay Rayner is A Greedy Man In A Hungry World...

Food critic Jay Rayner's new book sees him sinking his teeth into a few sacred cows...

Katie Waldegrave on The Poets' Daughters

This afternoon we spoke to Katie Waldegrave, whose debut biography The Poets' Daughters tells the often overlooked story of Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge...

Travel to Hell with Brian May...

We spoke to Brian May about his lifelong passion for the art of stereoscopic cards, his love of all things analogue, and his wildlife campaigning...

Kabul? It's rather like a French finishing school.

We caught up with William Dalrymple for a quick chat about his Samuel Johnson prize shortlisted book, Return of a King...

Miranda Seymour on Noble Endeavours

Historian, biographer and novelist Miranda Seymour told us why three-hundred years of Anglo-German friendship is not something to be forgotten...

Douglas Coupland: "No one is trying to write to be funny anymore"

We grabbed a few minutes with Douglas Coupland to talk about the Worst. Person. Ever. - one Raymond Gunt -, why it's ok that not every book is for every reader, and the possibility of a Girlfriend in a Coma TV show...

India Knight: lipstick is lipstick

India Knight's latest novel Mutton is a coming of age story - it just happens that the age that her recurring heroine Clara Hutt is coming of is her late forties, and she's not at all sure how she feels about it. We spoke to India about the book, vanity and Sinéad O'Connor...

We're not living in the 80s - Dylan Jones

GQ editor Dylan Jones told us about his new book The Eighties: One Day, One Decade...

Jung Chang on the Empress Dowager

We spoke to Jung Chang about her biography of Cixi - the Empress Dowager...

Saul David's 100 Days to Victory...

We spoke to Saul David about his ambitious new history of the First World War, 100 Days to Victory...

Citizens of the Isle of Noises

Mick Jones, Ray Davies and Laura Marling were amongst the twenty-seven of the UK's greatest living songwriters who spoke to Daniel Rachel about their work for his new book Isle of Noises. Here's some of our favourite bits from the book, and a Spotify playlist of the best music to listen to whilst you read the it...

"Middle age is like going down the Cresta Run" - Sebastian Faulks

We spoke to Sebastian Faulks about his novel A Possible Life, which publishes in paperback this coming week...