By Sophie Elmhirst - 19 March
You say that writing is "making something out of something". What do you mean?When I
Mary Roach
By Helen Lewis - 15 March
Q&A with science author Mary Roach.
John Lanchester
By Sophie Elmhirst - 15 March
You say you wanted to write a "big, fat London novel". Why? There's that sense of
By Ludovic Hunter-Tilney - 12 March
Over the road from where I live in west London is the Mozart housing estate. Thirty years ago this
By Sophie Elmhirst - 05 March
Your stories often have both a comic sensibility and a dark undercurrent. Is that how you see the
By Sophie Elmhirst - 05 March
Forbes magazine listed you as one of the “nine most unusual Russian businessmen". Is
By Alice Gribbin - 27 February
Your new show, "Waste Not", comprises 10,000 objects your mother accumulated over five
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 27 February
What, in your view, were the defining characteristics of the Catholic Inquisition from the 13th
By Samira Shackle - 23 February
You're playing William Shakespeare in Bingo at the Young Vic. Is that portrayal informed by all the
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 23 February
Your latest book, Secularism and Freedom of Conscience, has its origins in the 2008 commission on