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NB Recommends: Still Life: Q&A with Sarah Winman

Your new novel is titled Still Life, can you tell us a little about the meaning behind this title and how it relates to the story? In the book, one of my main protagonists Evelyn, an older art historian, is trying to write an introduction to a lecture she’s going to give on Still Life ...

Interview with Jamie Mollart – author of Kings of a Dead World

Interview by Philipa Coughlan. I finished reading ‘Kings of a Dead World’ on Earth Day, which seemed appropriate because of the themes of this novel and your involvement with Climate Fiction Writers. Is climate change a major concern now in your writing as it is in your life? Yes, absolutely. Surely it’s difficult not to ...

Interview: Anna Bailey author of Tall Bones

Interview with Paul Burke. Author Anna Bailey was born in Bristol and grew up in Gloucestershire. After studying creative writing at Bath Spa University she moved to America and later settled in Colorado. Her time there was bruising and is the inspiration for her debut novel Tall Bones. Anna returned to the UK in 2018. ...

NB Recommends A Bookshop in Algiers: Q&A with Chris Andrews

Chris Andrews was born in Newcastle, Australia, in 1962. He studied at the University of Melbourne and taught there, in the French program, from 1995 to 2008. He is now teaching at the University of Western Sydney, where he is a member of the Writing and Society Research Center. He has also translated books by ...

NB Recommends A Bookshop in Algiers: Q&A with Kaouther Adimi

Kaouther Adimi is a young Algerian novelist living in France. A Bookshop in Algiers is her third novel and was published in France in 2017, where it sold over 50,000 copies and received the trifecta of major French award nominations for the Goncourt, Renaudot and Médicis prizes. Alice was delighted to speak to Adimi about ...

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On top of receiving a year’s subscription to NB magazine, we will send a handpicked, gift-wrapped book each month of the year. Our expert book-pickers will endeavour to select the very best titles, but if you would like to give us a nudge, you're welcome to let us know a few of your favourite genres!

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