Peter Frankopan Interview

7 Jun, 2016 by

When you think of the Silk Road, there’s a good chance that it conjures up images of exotic locations out of history. Stories of...

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Ali Shaw Interview

20 May, 2016 by

You wake up to rumbling, and your house is gone, ruined, destroyed. Your neighbourhood is gone. Your city is gone. And in their place:...

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A.C. Grayling Interview

10 May, 2016 by

So much of our foundational knowledge, the thinkers that make up our syllabus today, can be traced to a brief moment in human history...

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Frank Dikotter Interview

2 May, 2016 by

The story of China during the 20th Century is almost impossible to fathom. Marked, not just by change, but by multiple instances of...

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Rob Doyle Interview

18 Feb, 2016 by

Referencing Borges and Whitehouse with equal authority, jumping nimbly from strange pornography to literary criticism, Rob Doyle’s...

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Kathryn Harkup Interview

8 Feb, 2016 by

A is for Arsenic, B is for Belladonna, C is for Cyanide… Agatha Christie killed more people with poison than even the worst serial...

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Jeff Koehler Interview

8 Feb, 2016 by

Earl Grey. Russian Caravan. English Breakfast. When you settle the leaves into your tea pot, or dunk your teabag into the cup, how...

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Joanna Rakoff Interview

8 Feb, 2016 by

Joanna Rakoff’s debut novel, A Fortunate Age, hit the double of critical acclaim and commercial success. She has written for the...

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Colum McCann Interview

17 Dec, 2015 by

How do you react when a story that you write bumps up against your own life? The new book by Colum McCann, Thirteen Ways of Looking,...

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Jerry Grayson Interview

18 Nov, 2015 by

Imagine the skill and precision it must take to be a stunt pilot in an action film. Piloting a helicopter through a narrow space,...

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