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16/09/2014 by We Love This Book
Specs for Rex author Yasmeen Ismail tells us about her childhood.
15/09/2014 by We Love This Book
SJ Watson talks to us exclusively about his new book cover.
10/09/2014 by Emma-Lee Moss
Guest writer, Emma-Lee Moss, tells us about her late entry to the Zadie Smith party.
09/09/2014 by Anna James
We chatted to legendary children's author and illustrator Shirley Hughes.
12/08/2014 by Anna James
The author of The Scatter Here is Too Great answers our questions.
11/08/2014 by Alice O'Keeffe
The Bookseller's Books Editor, Alice O'Keeffe, picked out her favourites from August's hardback and original paperback releases.
11/08/2014 by Jeff Norton
Author Jeff Norton tells us his favourite stories told as diaries.
08/08/2014 by James Carol
My love affair with Stephen King started on my 11th birthday when I received a copy of The Dead Zone. Up until then I’d just read children's books, so this was both a revelation and an education. There were no happy endings in this story, that was for sure. By the time I finished it, I was hooked and quickly looked for more of his books. Even now, more than three decades later, I’m still first in the queue whenever something new is released. I won’t claim to have read everything that King has written – because of the amount of words he churns out every year, I doubt many people have. I have read most of his work, though. What gets me most is the sheer diversity. Whatever the story is, whether it’s a horror tale about a clown in the sewer system, or a crazed fan with some interesting motivational techniques, or a short novella about a prison break, he grabs hold of you from the first word and doesn’t let go until the final full stop. Quite simply, the guy is a genius. There are a lot of great storyteller out there, but there will only ever be one King.
08/08/2014 by Sophy Henn
It still surprises me that I had a career in advertising.
07/08/2014 by Erin Lange
Someone told me recently that my genre is "Disabilities/Disadvantaged YA" and I had to bite my tongue to keep from arguing.
05/08/2014 by Sophia Bennett
"You know, you really should announce your weapons after you fire them, Mr. Gru. For example… Lipstick taser!"
04/08/2014 by Caroline Sanderson
The Bookseller's non-fiction editor, Caroline Sanderson, chooses her favourite non-fiction titles publishing in August.
David Fickling Books Harvill Secker Faber & Faber Orion Hot Key Jonathan Cape Doubleday Chicken House Gollancz OUP Bloomsbury YA Myriad Editions Hutchinson Editor's Choices 10 Questions Pushkin Press Scholastic Hesperus Orchard Books Michael Joseph Faber Children's Sphere book awards Top Five Walker Walker Books