16 June 2003
It was the young interviewer from Radio Cornwall who put me properly in my place. "So your film is going out tonight?"...
28 October 2002
Four literary egos, each with a book to sell: that was my Cheltenham challenge. Four interviews in less than 12 hours,...
Food and Drink
14 January 2002
In Flaubert's Parrot, the writer-hero (not Julian Barnes, obviously) confesses that he is sometimes tempted to go...
08 November 1999
"I nearly bought your book," the man said. It was a gripping moment for a novice author, a few hours after seeing his...