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I’m very comfortable with the written word. Give me letters on a page and I’m happy. I was one of those kids who read books instead of talking to people as a child, and as a result spent years genuinely convinced that ‘etc’ sounded like ‘etec’ and ‘scimitar’ was pronounced ‘smiter’. (I was also the kind of kid who read the kind of books where people owned scimitars, which tells you a lot about me.)

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There is, I suppose, brutality and toughness to the world of Stone Rider, my debut novel. It is after all a post-apocalyptic dystopia. A Mad Max kind of a world, drawing inspiration from the Sergio Leone westerns. A fight for survival. Revenge. Redemption. Blood. But a core theme of the book is also humanity. And […]

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Our voices define us.

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“Are you missing out on good writing because of a pink dust jacket?” asked author and illustration Joanna Walsh, the woman behind #ReadWomen2014 (@Read_Women), a campaign with the aim of redressing the gender balance in our reading habits. We’ve compiled a list of books that speak for themselves.

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Everyone who visits North Korea comes back hooked.

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Tom Hiddleston in JG Ballard’s High Rise

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We can’t wait for Literary Death Match‘s return to London. The roving rough-and-tumble event has pitched their tent in 57 countries so far, calling upon famous and emerging writers to engage in a war of words and literary hi-jinks. This time, they’ll be taking over The Phoenix on Cavendish Square on 18 March. Expect to fall in love with at least one new writer (and perhaps even make eyes with a tall, dark and bookish stranger at the after-party). Buy your tickets here.

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