I've just returned from a wonderful UK mini-tour for A Superior Spectre, which is now released there by Saraband. My first reviews, in the Daily Mail and The Herald Scotland (both linked here), have been positive, thankfully, and I'm still processing all the events, and the people I met and hung out with along the way. The Edinburgh International … Continue reading Readings Prize shortlist and A Superior Spectre out now in the UK
Hello! I've been meaning to add a final post after Edinburgh International Book Festival 2013, with some of my favourite quotes in the sessions I went along to. These are basically tweets I sent out during the festival, gathered together: Salman Rushdie described reclusive author Thomas Pynchon like this: he's tall, wears lumberjack shirts & … Continue reading A few choice quotes from EIBF
Just found this excellent write-up of the Meg Wolitzer session I chaired at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2013. Cheers to Mark West and the Glasgow Review of Books.
A version of this post was first published on the Stoffers blog. At the Edinburgh International Book Festival I’ve been going along to many sessions about the brain, psychology, mental health and the psych industries. Of HUGE interest to me both generally and in relation to themes in my creative writing. Oliver James’ new book Office … Continue reading EIBF 2013: brainy stuff
I'll be brief as I'm on the road and very busy, but hopefully will write soon to tell you about going to the V&A in London to see the Bowie exhibition, and visiting Stratford-upon-Avon—Shakespeare's birthplace and grave! I just wanted to put up the panels/interviews I'm hosting at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this year, … Continue reading Edinburgh International Book Festival 2013