On the 20th anniversary of Sophie’s World, Jostein Gaarder returns with a spell-binding fable about a girl who begins to receive messages from another time. Jostein dropped in to tell us all about his haunting, gripping and magical new novel, The World According to Anna.
We loved Kate Williams’ spellbinding portrait of a German family living in Britain at the outbreak of the First World War, The Storms of War.
In case you can’t wait to find out what happens to the de Witt family as they enter the Roaring Twenties, we’ve got a sneak peek at the next novel in Kate’s historical trilogy The Edge of the Fall .
Rachel Billington tells us how her family’s tragic loss in the Great War inspired her latest book. Rachel’s poignant and compelling new novel, Glory: A Story of Gallipoli, is published to mark the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli.
Join us for an exploration of life, the universe and everything else as we read the international phenomenon Jostein Gaarder’s Sophie’s World on it’s 20th Anniversary.
Debut author Jo Bloom shares the story behind her dark sixties love story Ridley Road and explains why this tale of a ‘band of brave, passionate men who took matters into their own hands’ is as relevant today as it ever was.
Debut author Jo Bloom answers a few of our questions and explains a little more about how she writes, and why she has never drunk beer.
Neil Oliver, the Scottish archaeologist, historian and broadcaster best known as the charismatic presenter of the award-winning documentary series Coast, dropped in for a chat ahead of his first novel, the sweeping, epic adventure, Master of Shadows coming out in hardback.
John Ironmonger is the author of The Coincidence Authority and Costa Award-shortlisted The Notable Brain of Maximillian Ponder. We wanted to get to know him a bit better, so here he answers some of our questions ahead of the paperback of his new novel Not Forgetting The Whale.