Archive | December, 2008

Christmas special – Cathy Cassidy interview

When Cathy Cassidy was in Bath for the Children’s Literature Festival in September, my daughters Livi and Abby, along with their friend Ellie, were lucky enough to get the chance to interview her. In the interview, Cathy talks about how she started out as a writer, how she creates her characters and gives some hints […]

Continue Reading · 20 December 2008 · children's books, podcasts

Auster and Aslam

The latest podcast I’ve produced for Faber has just gone up on their site. In it I talk to novelists Paul Auster and Nadeem Aslam about the books they published this autumn. You can find the podcast here. In Auster’s book, Man in the Dark, an ageing literary critic, August Brill, spends a night imagining […]

Continue Reading · 8 December 2008 · literature, podcasts