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The Nervous Breakdown

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

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Correction to previous post. Radio interview brought forward to 3.35pm Central Time!

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Radio interview

If any of you are in the Minnesota area this afternoon, tune into “The Lori and Julia Show” on KTMY-FM at 4.35 Central Time. I’ll be answering questions about The Children’s Home and who knows what else!

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I’ve been shamefully absent from here for far too long. 2015 was an exciting, exhausting year, of ports and presentations, of steps forward and stumbles back, of births and, sadly, deaths, of reading new writers and returning to old ones, … Continue reading

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The Children’s Home

I’ve been sitting on this for an uncomfortably long time (imagine a cushion filled with walnuts), but the news is finally official. Nan Graham and John Glynn at Scribner have just bought the North American rights to a new novel … Continue reading

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Recording and retail opportunities

Just back from two days in London, where I recorded the audio book of With a Zero at its Heart. This is something I’ve never wanted to do with any other book of mine, and would have refused if I’d … Continue reading

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One morning.

Some time ago I was asked by the Italian Institute of Germanic Studies in Rome to contribute a story to an issue of their review dedicated to Kafka and edited by Giorgio Manacorda. The issue has now been published and … Continue reading

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