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Come Dance with the Devil: A Waterstones Exclusive Interview with Andrew Michael Hurley

The follow-up to his Costa Prize-winning The Loney, Andrew Michael Hurley’s eagerly awaited Devil’s Day is a haunting tale of community, family and ritual, set against the beautiful isolation of the Lancashire moors. We caught up with Hurley to talk about storytelling, folklore and why he is drawn to fiction's hinterlands.

An Exclusive Waterstones Interview With Sarah Perry

After her novel The Essex Serpent was awarded Waterstones’ Book of the Year 2016, in the following interview, Sarah Perry discusses tackling faith, reason, complicated relationships and the rise of the twenty-first century Gothic with Waterstones Online's Martha Greengrass.

Book Club: The Loney

Book Club: The Loney

Posted on 27th May, 2016 by Andrew Michael Hurley

Andrew Michael Hurley’s The Loney was last week declared Overall Book of the Year at The British Book Awards. Exclusively for Waterstones, the author talks us through the inspiration behind this sinister debut novel

Frances Hardinge's The Lie Tree wins Costa Book of the Year

Hardinge's novel The Lie Tree is the first children's book to win the award since Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass won in 2001