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Watch: Attica Locke on her new political thriller, Pleasantville

April 16th, 2015

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Is Pleasantville a real place? Which real-life people inspired the characters in Pleasantville? And why should the UK be getting so excited about TV series Empire, which Attica wrote for? Attica Locke...

Man Booker International Prize 2015 shortlist

March 24th, 2015

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The Man Booker International Prize 2015 finalists have been announced! The ten authors on the list are: - César Aira (Argentina) - Hoda Barakat (Lebanon) - Maryse Condé (Guadeloupe) - Mia Couto (Mozambique) - Amitav Ghosh (India) - Fanny...

The Philosopher and the Window Cleaner

February 27th, 2015

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Alex Christofi, author of Glass, tells us about the odd couple that inspired a relationship in his debut novel. In my first novel, Glass, my main character strikes up a friendship with...

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