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Friday February 9, 2018 at 1:34am
Forever and a Day, the author’s second 007 novel, will make use of material left behind by Ian Fleming to imagine Bond’s first missionhttps://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/08/anthony-horowitz-james-bond-prequel-forever-and-a-day
Wednesday February 7, 2018 at 8:40pm
'Two FeedARead authors are holding a Book Launch on Saturday, 17th February at Heene Community Centre, Heene Road, Worthing from 10am to 1pm. Anne Saker and Elaine Hankin look forward to meeting their followers with a welcome drink and a slice of celebratory cake."Matilda and the Waltz of Life" is Anne's second novel to be published by FeedARead.It tells the tale of a young light-hearted girl who merrily dances through life but finds that marriage is more than she bargained for."Footprints on my....
Thursday February 1, 2018 at 1:36am
Twelve books in running for award for writing by women showcase ‘a cornucopia of literary riches’, chair of judging panel saysView More https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/08/stella-prize-longlist-for-50000-award-includes-alexis-wright-and-michelle-de-kretser
Tuesday January 23, 2018 at 1:37am
A letter from 30 industry figures is urging the award to reverse 2014’s inclusion of US authors, in order to avoid a ‘homogenised literary future’View More https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/02/publishers-call-on-man-booker-prize-to-drop-american-authors
Tuesday January 9, 2018 at 1:38am
Author says she ‘did not have a negotiating position’, after selling the rights of her novel to MGM for a 1990 film, which the studio retainedView More https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/01/margaret-atwood-mgm-the-handmaids-tale-tv
Tuesday January 2, 2018 at 1:11am
Happy New Year to all our authors and readers. We hope everyone has a really great and productive 2018!
Thursday October 5, 2017 at 9:49pm
Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature 2017 The British author Kazuo Ishiguro said he was both honoured and “taken completely by surprise” after he was named this year’s winner of the 2017 Nobel prize in literature, even initially wondering if the announcement was a case of “fake news”.Ishiguro, author of novels including The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, was praised by the Swedish Academy for novels which “uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with th....
Tuesday September 12, 2017 at 7:51pm
The sun had not yet risen at 5.30am in Manhattan, but an estimated 300 of Hillary Clinton’s most devoted supporters had already lined up outside a bookstore in Union Square to meet her and buy a copy of her new election memoir, What Happened.View More: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/12/hillary-clinton-supporters-memoir-book
Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 1:52pm
From The Guardian: To celebrate a day for reading, we pick the recently released travel volumes, from a journey round the Hebrides to a vivid picture of the teeming streets of KolkataIn Search of Nice Americans, by Geoff Steward… Or how to turn a sabbatical into a travel book. British Lawyer Geoff Steward had wanderlust and was fed up with billing time. The result? A 2016 journey taking him from Seattle to Atlanta in a little over 30 days.View More:https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/sep/06/....
Friday September 1, 2017 at 7:54pm
Old age marks a rendezvous with reality that provokes timeless questions. At the end of John le Carré’s new novel, his greatest creation, George Smiley, observes that “an old spy in his dotage seeks the truth of ages”.As he approaches 86, David Cornwell, AKA John le Carré, still has to make a necessary rapprochement with his divided self, his past and its achievements. There are, no doubt, obscure and unreconciled regrets, obsessions and disappointments. But if you are lucky, as Cornwell has bee....