Interview: Rowan Coleman on her new book, The Summer Of Impossible Things.

  Rowan Coleman released her next book, The Summer Of Impossible Things, just two days ago.  It stands out from all of her previous works. Here, I emailed her a few questions, in order to find out more. (Thanks also to Tess Henderson.) Since the last interview, you've written and are about to release a … Continue reading Interview: Rowan Coleman on her new book, The Summer Of Impossible Things.

Interview: Dr Gail Crowther On Her New Book, Sylvia Plath, And Other Projects.

If you're a regularly reader, you'll know that I live to investigate Sylvia Plath; the confessional poet has been of great importance to me since I read The Bell Jar at thirteen. Recently, Doctor Gail Crowther has written the book, The Haunted Reader And Sylvia Plath;I spoke to her to find out more about it. … Continue reading Interview: Dr Gail Crowther On Her New Book, Sylvia Plath, And Other Projects.

Interview:Jodi Picoult, on Small Great Things and Racism.

*Thank you to Kerry Hood and Jodi Picoult.* I love to read good writers. That's probably a defining characteristic. Any way, at about age twelve, I sat down to read Vanishing Acts ; And, after, I had to read anything Jodi Picoult wrote. I read Vanishing Acts, My Sister's Keeper, Keeeping Faith. Any way, I … Continue reading Interview:Jodi Picoult, on Small Great Things and Racism.

Review: David Bowie: Hero By Lesley Ann Jones. *

(Disclaimer: this book was sent to me, at my request, by Hodder and Stroughton, in association with Mulcahy Associates. I have been wanting to read this for months, ever since it was announced. What follows is my honest opinion, unhindered. ) David Bowie. If you say his name to some, there'll be fond reminiscences, having … Continue reading Review: David Bowie: Hero By Lesley Ann Jones. *

What I’m Reading: Happy By Derren Brown. *

(Disclaimer: I have been sent this book to review, at my own request. What follows is my honest opinion. Thank you Thomas Hill--) If ever you think of Derren Brown, there's probably a semantic field,relying on the theme of 'magic': illusion, hypnosis, magician, conjuring, etc. What I would not have expected was Philosopher. Which is … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Happy By Derren Brown. *