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  • I confess I have not read Hilary Mantel. I’m ashamed to say, I didn’t even know she existed until a few weeks ago. Then I saw her name among the writers who were shortlisted...
  • Some years ago I was chatting with a friend on Facebook about Emily Dickinson. I quite frankly told him even though I liked Dickinson the poet I loved the most is Thomas...
  • It’s amazing how one great writer can lead you to another great writer. I first met Neil Gaiman on the back cover of E. Nesbit’s ‘Five Children and It’. The publisher of...
  • When I was twenty-four a friend and I spent three nights in Khao San Road, Bangkok, mingling with young Westerners with long hair, tattoos, a wide variety of accents and one...
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