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Virtual Book Club: Meet A M Cridland, author of Nathan and Alex

Today, I’m delighted to welcome A M Cridland to Virtual Book Club, a series in which I put questions to authors about their latest releases and their writing lives. Don’t forget that if there’s anything you would like to know, you’ll have the opportunity at the end. Antonia is a keen artist with a love of…
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A Celebration of Reading, by Outside the Box: Women Writing Women

When we produced Outside the Box: Women Writing Women, we asked readers to take a risk. To step outside their comfort zones and try something new. An author or a genre they hadn’t experimented with in the past. This was no small ask. As Will Gompertz, arts editor for the BBC pointed out earlier this…
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Need help discovering the books you don’t know you need?

Yesterday, visiting Barton’s Bookshop in Leatherhead, Surrey (a place I have begun to feel very much at home), I was given a delightful little book called, ‘The Unknown Unknown: Bookshops and the delight of not getting what you wanted’ by Mark Forsyth (Author of The Etymologicon. In it, Forsyth toys with the Donald Rumsfeld quote about…
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