Tag: fiction

Jane Harris: Gillespie and I

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To listen to Jane Harris reading extracts from her book, click on the links below:

Reading 1 – Harriet Baxter deals with a medical emergency on the streets of Victorian Glasgow

Reading 2 – Harriet is having her portrait painted when a shocking discovery is made

Reading 3 – Elsbeth Gillespie, mother of the eponymous painter, explains her strategy for advancing her son’s career

And to listen to an interview with Jane, click here.

Giles Foden: Turbulence

Giles Foden Turbulence coverClick below to hear Giles Foden reading extracts from his new book:

Reading 1

Reading 2

Reading 3

Reading 4

And click here to listen to an interview with Giles Foden in which he discusses his new novel.

Faber July 2009 podcast is here, featuring interviews with Giles Foden and Sarah Hall.

A visit to the archives – click here to find out what Faber was publishing on in the 1930s – from James Joyce to Al Capone!

Tiger triumphant

Aravind Adiga cover detailCongratulations to Aravind Adiga for his Booker win last night for his debut novel, The White Tiger. For those of you who missed it, you can find my interview with Aravind from earlier this year here. And if you want to sample his novel, you can hear him reading from it here and here.

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