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Louise Rennison talks tights...

We caught up with the quite frankly hilarious Louise Rennison this afternoon at Cheltenham, and we're very glad we did...

Philip Ziegler on Olivier

Philip Ziegler on Olivier

Posted on 5th Oct, 2013 by Dan Lewis Lewis

Biographer and historian Philip Ziegler has turned his eye from kings and prime ministers to the king of theatre, Laurence Olivier...

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...

Wendy Lower: Hitler's Furies

Wendy Lower: Hitler's Furies

Posted on 4th Oct, 2013 by Dan Lewis Lewis

We spoke to historian Wendy Lower about her book Hitler's Furies at today's Cheltenham Literature Festival...

Mark Kermode: Hatchet Job

Mark Kermode: Hatchet Job

Posted on 5th Oct, 2013 by Dan Lewis Lewis

Through his blog, tweets, columns, books, radio and television programmes and podcasts leading film critic Mark Kermode has an enviable audience of millions. Our own Dominic Kennerk spoke to him about his latest book, Hatchet Job, which investigates and celebrates the current position of film criticism in an internet age crowded with enthusiastic amateurs...

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...

One Summer - Bill Bryson

One Summer - Bill Bryson

Posted on 26th Sep, 2013 by Dan Lewis Lewis

Bill Bryson told us about his latest book One Summer which focuses on just five months in an American year which changed the world forever...

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...

Pie dreams - Camilla Stephens

Pie dreams - Camilla Stephens

Posted on 15th Sep, 2013 by Guest contributor

Founder of expert pie makers Higgidy Camilla Stephens tells us why she's excited about her new cookbook, how to avoid the dreaded soggy bottom, and shares a recipe for a delicious Chicken Pot Pie...

"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...