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Claire Armitstead

Adam Foulds and Gerard Woodward on the second world war- Edinburgh books podcast

The two novelists talk about how the Allied invasion of Sicily and wartime camouflage inform their new books.

Adam Foulds and Gerard Woodward on the second world war- Edinburgh books podcast

The two novelists talk about how the Allied invasion of Sicily and wartime camouflage inform their new books.

Eve according to Christos Tsiolkas

The author of The Slap and Barracuda is delighted that a short story he wrote for the Edinburgh book festival has been described as 'feminist'.

Eleanor Catton on The Luminaries books podcast

The New Zealand novelist Eleanor Catton explains how her Booker prize-winning novel The Luminaries is bathed in starlight but driven by the iron exigencies of plot.

Did David Bowie pinch a cactus from TS Eliot?

In a 1974 interview with William Burroughs, Bowie denied any knowledge of Eliot's 'The Waste Land'. But are his lyrics more literary than he admitted? Having spent the last month on the other side of the world (Australia, since you ask), I've only just s

Did David Bowie pinch a cactus from TS Eliot?

In a 1974 interview with William Burroughs, Bowie denied any knowledge of Eliot's 'The Waste Land'. But are his lyrics more literary than he admitted? Having spent the last month on the other side of the world (Australia, since you ask), I've only just s