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Monday April 9, 2018 at 1:04am
A cruel mother, an absent father, a beloved nanny ... the writer on the ‘frozen world’ of her childhood, and why she wishes she had won the Booker prize“Do you love me? Do you love me?” Rose Tremain’s mother kept asking her daughter at the end of her life. “And I’d say: ‘Yes, of course I do.’ But I never have and I never will because you didn’t show me love when I needed it,” the novelist says now, as if her mother, Jane, were in the room with us.After more than 40 years of not drawing on her ow....
Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 4:58pm
FeedARead Author Debbie Daley's books at Comic-ConAuthor of The Harp of Elvyth and The Dragon FlyersLink: https://www.feedaread.com/search/books.aspx?keywords=daleyOn Saturday the 24 March 2018 I attended the inaugural Peterborough Comic-Con event at the Cresset Centre, Bretton. It was to be my first Comic-Con too. After a few days of feeling nervous leading up to the event and wondering if I’d feel like a fish out of water, the big day arrived. Attired in my specially printed “Long Ears Legacy”....
Friday March 9, 2018 at 3:28pm
Yiyun Li: The last book that made me cry"This Real Night by Rebecca West. I was at an airport when I read the last 50 pages and I wept unabashedly – and I’m a dry-eyed reader in general."The book I wish I’d writtenHerman Melville’s Moby-Dick.View More: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/mar/09/yiyun-li-the-books-that-made-me
Monday March 5, 2018 at 3:25pm
Donal Ryan: "Writing is like being gloriously drunk, and it’s always followed by a desperate hangover of guilt.”The award-winning author made headlines when he went back to his day job in the civil service. He talks about seeing ghosts and almost giving up writingJustine JordanDonal Ryan‘Most writers struggle their whole lives. It’s a tough business’ Donal Ryan made his name with his debut novel The Spinning Heart, a portrait of recession-hit rural Ireland in 21 voices, which won the Guardian fi....
Thursday March 1, 2018 at 3:30pm
The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundupView More: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/mar/09/science-fiction-and-fantasy-novels-roundup
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
Thursday February 8, 2018 at 4:57pm
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 ....
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