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One Author’s Note by Piers Torday

Paul Torday

- April 15th, 2016

Death of an owl

This week we publish The Death of an Owl by Paul Torday. This was very sadly the novel Paul was working on when he passed away. Two thirds of it were written but it has been completed by his son Piers, who is a bestselling and prizewinning author in his own right. Here Piers explains why he finished writing his father’s last book.

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Authors at the Hay Festival 2016

Events

- April 15th, 2016

Hay Festival

We have a great line up once again at the Hay Festival which runs from 26 May to 5 June

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2016 Classics Challenge: The Siege of Krishnapur

Fiction, J. G. Farrell

- April 6th, 2016

The Siege of Krishnapur

Winner of the Booker Prize in 1973 and shortlisted for the Best of the Booker, The Siege of Krishnapur is a masterpiece – and our April pick for the #2016ClassicsChallenge.

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‘In Lucy Snowe I found, not reflection, but inspiration’ Antonia Honeywell tells us about her literary heroine

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- March 7th, 2016

As part of our #WonderWomen series in celebration of International Women’s Day tomorrow, Antonia Honeywell discusses the literary character that has inspired her the most.

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Anna North tells us why Annie Dillard is her literary heroine

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- March 7th, 2016

In the latest in our series of blog posts celebrating literary heroines ahead of International Women’s Day on 8th March, author Anna North tells us about the inspiration she drew from the work of Annie Dillard.

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