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Famous Last Words

Famous Last Words

Posted on 18th Oct, 2015 by Sally Campbell & Charley Hay

Bookseller, Charlie Hay, shares her favourite last lines in literature.

Video: John Boyne reads from his new book

Video: John Boyne reads from his new book

Posted on 16th Oct, 2015 by John Boyne

Watch the author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas read from his brand new novel, The Boy at the Top of the Mountain

Exclusive: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas author, John Boyne, discuses his new book

In his new book, The Boy at The Top of The Mountain, John Boyne portrays the indoctrination of a child into Nazism. Here, he discusses what it is like writing war stories for children.

Karen Maitland Q&A

Karen Maitland Q&A

Posted on 17th Mar, 2015 by Karen Maitland

Karen Maitland answers questions on the inspiration behind The Vanishing Witch, historical locations and what she is looking forward to reading this year.

Read A History of Loneliness

Read A History of Loneliness

Posted on 6th Sep, 2014 by John Boyne

A chance to read the opening chapter of John Boyne's new novel, A History of Loneliness.

First glimpse at Cheltenham Festival 2014 line-up

Salman Rushdie, Martin Amis, Margaret Atwood and Hilary Mantel are among the first big names announced for this year's The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Philippa Gregory's top 10 historical novels

Philippa Gregory's top 10 historical novels

Posted on 25th May, 2014 by Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory reveals her top ten historical novels - from the first she ever read, to a modern classic.

Eight great ghost stories and gothic novels

Eight great ghost stories and gothic novels

Posted on 8th Apr, 2014 by John Boyne

John Boyne shares the ghostly tales which inspired his latest book This House is Haunted...