Author Archives: Charles Lambert

I’ve got a (literary) crush on….

BOOKish asked a bunch of writers if we had any literary crushes we were prepared to talk about. Well, it’s St Valentine’s Day tomorrow and I was feeling expansive so I decided to share mine. You can find it here. And … Continue reading

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My Life as an Animal by Laurie Stone

Laurie Stone’s My Life as an Animal is a joy. It’s been described as a book of linked, comic stories, and it’s that, but not just that. It’s comic when it needs to be, which is often, and the comic effects … Continue reading

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Rome launch

If you’re in Rome on Thursday evening (17 March) around 6.30 pm and you’d like to say hello, have a glass of wine and get your hands on a signed copy of my new novel, The Children’s Home, I’ll be … Continue reading

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North West Literary Salon 4th March: Spring Awakening

Originally posted on North West Literary Salon:
By Shona Jackson With spring lingering on the horizon, and a long catalogue of alphabetised storms (hopefully) behind us, the grey skies and icy northern winds are beginning to mellow. If you’re still…

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Half a loaf

There’s room for both celebration and exasperation in Italy’s new civil unions legislation. Let’s start with the good stuff. It’s been a long time coming and the fact that it’s arrived, albeit limping and mangled, is worth a raised a … Continue reading

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And from Lori and Julia…

If you’d like to hear what I said on The Lori & Julia Show you can listen to the interview here. You’ll find me on Wednesday, 17 February, Hour One, 24 minutes into the show. Pedicures and Guillermo del Toro are among … Continue reading

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The Nervous Breakdown

This may be my toughest interview ever. I blame the interviewer.

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