Nicholas Clee

Posted by Guy Pringle, 22nd November 2012

Nick is not only one of our team of interviewers but also co-founder (with Liz Thomson, another of our interviewers) of BookBrunch, a book industry information website worth checking out. Necessarily, both of them really have their finger on the pulse of what's happening in the world of publishing view...

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The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan

Posted by Guy Pringle, 21st November 2012

My father still lives back the road past the weir in the cottage I was reared in. I go there every day to see if he is dead and every day he lets me down. He hasn't yet missed a day of letting me down. With an opening like this things can only get worse - and they do.   On the eve of the view...

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The Universe vs Alex Woods

Posted by Guy Pringle, 14th November 2012

OK, I got the title the wrong way round last posting but this is a book to watch in 2013 if I have anything to do with it. I can't reveal much of the plot without risking spoiling it for you, but suffice to say that 17 year old Alex goes out of his way to help the laconic American, Mr view...

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Riding a wave

Posted by Guy Pringle, 9th November 2012

Rosie Gailer, one of our favourite publicists, is currently promoting a clutch of books that have got us all excited!   Madelaine has been raving about Ros Barber's The Marlowe Papers for some time, such that we've scheduled coverage in a future issue - in which she wants to be view...

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