Interviews

26 Sep

Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens, and Other WTF Research

Video on BookHugger Marc Abrahams, founder of the infamous Ig Nobel prizes, and author of This Is Improbable, talks about his approach to sc...
24 Sep

Junot Díaz on how he writes…

Article on BookHugger On the publication of his collection This Is How You Lose Her, Junot Díaz, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Brief W...
28 Aug

Kazuo Ishiguro: Master in the Art of Narration

Article on BookHugger In December 2010, Kazuo Ishiguro accepted an invitation from Richard Skinner to speak to the students on the six-month ...
07 Aug

Kirsty Gunn on The Big Music

Video on BookHugger In this work of fiction, Kirsty Gunn has created something as real as music or as a dream. Not so much a novel as a plac...
06 Aug

P.D. James on Death Comes to Pemberley

Article on BookNoir Death Comes to Pemberley is a brilliant new 'sequel' to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice - but one with a deadly twist....
30 Jul

Lessons From the Champions of Everyday Life…

Audio on BookHugger Listen to Michael Foley discussing Embracing the Ordinary...
24 Jul
23 Jul

Pierced, by Thomas Enger

Video on BookNoir Watch an interview with Thomas Enger, author of Piereced, the follow-up to Burned - the acclaimed debut novel, featuring...
20 Jul

An interview with Harriet Sergeant, author of Among the Hoods

Video on BookHugger Harriet Sergeant's Among the Hoods is an extraordinary story of one woman's friendship with a South London gang.Watc...
19 Jul

Deborah Harkness talks about setting Shadow of Night in London, 1590

Video on BookDiva After the fantastic success of A Discovery of Witches, everyone is eagerly awaiting the second instalment of the All Sou...
18 Jul

An interview with Christopher Radmann, author of Held Up

Video on BookNoir Chris Radmann talks about his real life experiences in South Africa and the story behind a searingly powerful, heart-wre...
22 Jun

No Mean City…

Article on BookNoir Craig Robertson, author of Cold grave finds Glasgow - the 'No Mean City' - a dark and deadly inspiration......
22 Jun

Lindsey Hilsum introduces Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution

Video on BookHugger The inside story of Gaddafi's regime from the award-winning Channel 4 and CNN journalist....
11 Jun

On Hip-Hop, New Jersey & Sound

Article on BookHugger T. M. (Tom) Wolf’s Sound is an extraordinary debut – a moving and evocative story set on the Jersey Shore, enriched ...
07 Jun

Peter Carey and The Chemistry of Tears

Video on BookHugger ‘Somehow, going around the internet, I came across a mechanical duck invented by Jacques de Vaucanson in France in the...
23 May

Here Comes Everybody

Article on BookLife James Fearnley is a founding member of The Pogues. Thirty years on, with the band now part of music folklore and still t...
22 May

Kate Summerscale discusses her new book, Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace

Video on BookDiva A story of romance, fidelity, insanity, fantasy, and the boundaries of privacy in a society clinging to rigid ideas abou...
18 May

Off the Beaten Track with Will Oldham

Article on BookNoir Stav Sherez, author of A Dark Redemption, on Will Oldham, aka Bonnie Prince Billy, and how a powerful anecdote became a ...
11 May

The Grantchester Mysteries Podcast

Article on BookNoir The Grantchester Mysteries is a projected series of six novels by James Runcie. Beginning in 1953, and ending in 1978, t...
04 May

Richard King on How Soon is Now?

Article on BookChap Richard King's How Soon Is Now? is a landmark survey of the record labels that make up the backbone of the independent m...
02 May

A Q&A with Stav Sherez

Article on BookNoir Stav Sherez is a freelance journalist and music critic. The Devil’s Playground, his 2004 debut novel, was described by...