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  • Audio extract: The Death of the Poet

    April 23rd, 2014

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    ‘Might as well do it properly,’ you said; and you smiled like we were on the same team. Listen to a reading from N Quentin Woolf’s The Death of the Poet, taken from one of the opening chapters of the book.  The Death of the Poet is a daringly honest exploration...

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  • Extract: Astragal by Albertine Sarrazin

    April 17th, 2014

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    In her introduction to Astragal, Patti Smith writes ‘My Albertine, how I adored her! Her luminous eyes led me through the darkness of my youth. She was my guide through the nights of one hundred sleeps. And now she is yours.’ At the age of twenty-one, a sad and hungry...

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  • Extract: The Death of the Poet by N Quentin Woolf

    April 11th, 2014

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    N Quentin Woolf‘s debut novel The Death of the Poet explores violence and what it means to be a man in the modern world. It’s controversial, daring, and, in a complicated way, romantic too. Read the first chapter below.   Follow @NQuentinWoolf on...

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  • All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way

    April 3rd, 2014

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    Serpent’s Tail Publisher Hannah Westland on why she has a reputation for publishing fiction that explores the dark side of family life. At Serpent’s Tail and Profile, we all meet every Wednesday so editors can talk about books they’d like publish and we (try to) agree on which ones we’d...

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    Events

  • Zoe Pilger and Ned Beauman in conversation at Lutyens & Rubinstein

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    Zoe Pilger’s debut novel Eat My Heart Out hurtles through London’s underground scenes, from neo-burlesque pop-up strip clubs, to Little Mermaid-themed warehouse parties via ritual worship ceremonies summoning ancient power goddesses, and baby boomer house parties in Islington. Twenty-three year-old Ann-Marie believes love is the answer to her problems, until she meets...

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  • Zoe Pilger in conversation with Natalie Young at the Literary Kitchen Festival

    Monday 16th June

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    What a delight to kick off the inaugural Literary Kitchen Festival with some of the UK’s hottest literary talents … and they’re all local! Adam Mars-Jones was chosen not once, but twice, for Granta’s Best Of Young British Novelists, in 1983 and 1993. Evie Wyld, author of two novels, After...

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  • Zoe Pilger at Foyles Grand Opening Festival

    24th June 2014

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    Foyles’ new flagship “bookshop for the 21st century” will open its doors in June with a three-week Foyles Grand Opening Festival. Zoe Pilger will be there to speak about her subversive and very funny novel Eat My Heart Out.  Visit the Foyles...

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