Tag: Authors

John Sutherland on World Fiction

Posted on 15/05/2014

The GBP – the Great British Public – is undergoing a historic change in its reading practices. The canary in the cage evidence is in the 2014 literary prizes. The Folio Prize went to a brilliant Ameri …


Interview with Margaret Atwood

Posted on 13/02/2012

I have been extremely fortunate in the last few months to work with Margaret Atwood on the new Folio edition of her novel, The Handmaid’s Tale. And even more so to have the chance to interview her abo …


Why Read Dickens?

Posted on 03/02/2012

On 7 February Charles Dickens turns 200. This anniversary has already spawned a deluge of television and radio adaptations of his books, exhibitions, numerous articles in the media, reissues and rethi …