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INTERVIEW: Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlistee, Ocean Vuong

Firstly, huge congratulations on receiving the Dylan Thomas prize! Can you tell us a bit about what being shortlisted for this prize means to you? –The prize is a necessary boost in confidence. This book is my first attempt, after many false starts, in fiction writing. I never once stepped into a fiction workshop—so to ...

INTERVIEW: Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlistee, Mary Jean Chan

Questions by Meg Narramore. Firstly, huge congratulations on receiving the Dylan Thomas prize! Can you tell us a bit about what being shortlisted for this prize means to you? It means a lot to be shortlisted for this prize, particularly since I grew up reading and enjoying poems by Dylan Thomas, including ‘Fern Hill’, ‘Do ...

INTERVIEW: Jade Craddock meets Darren O’Sullivan, author of Dark Corners

Can you tell us a little bit about your new novel, Dark Corners?   Dark Corners is a story that follows Neve, who in 1998 leaves the small mining town she grew up in after her best friend Chloe disappears. She was never found, but a rumour circulated around that someone they called The Drifter ...

INTERVIEW: Jade Craddock meets Clare Pooley – author of The Authenticity Project

1. Congratulations on your debut, The Authenticity Project, which has been getting a lot of (fully deserved) positive feedback, how scary was it to have your debut novel out in the world, but also how pleasing for it to have been received so well? Launching a debut is terrifying! You spend months – years even ...

INTERVIEW: Alice Beazer meets Erica James, author of Letters from the Past

In light of the publication of Letters to the Past, Alice was delighted to speak to bestselling author Erica James, about her inspiration, the writing process and the books getting her through Lockdown. 1. Firstly, congratulations on your latest book, Letters from the Past – it has kept me entertained during the past few days ...

On top of receiving a year’s subscription to NB magazine, we will send a handpicked, gift-wrapped book each month of the year.

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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NB MAGAZINE'S

Book Blogger's Choice Awards

THE WINNER

THINGS IN JARS

AMANDA CHATTERTON - BOOKISH CHAT

THE SHORTLIST

THE GLASS
WOMAN

KELLEY LACEY
LOVE BOOKS GROUP

THE BEEKEEPER OF ALEPPO


HALEY FLORES
 

THE CAFFEINATED READER

DUCKS, NEWBURY-PORT

ERIC KARL ANDERSON 

LONESOME READER

MY SISTER,
THE SERIAL KILLER

LAURA ROACH
ROACHIE'S REVIEWS

THE FAMILIARS

SUKHY COOKE

MRS COOKE'S BOOKS

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The Book to Screen Issue

Introducing our incredible new NB cover – COMING SOON!

From leading interviews with Isabel Allende to investigating what makes a book perfect material for a Netflix series with Sarah Pinborough, our upcoming Book to Screen issue is a jam-packed guide of all things book titles turned talkies. 

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