Picador Classic

02 September 2014

The Snow Geese is one of twenty-four books on the new Picador Classic list - there'll be a special edition in January, with a beautiful introduction by Robert Macfarlane. You can read more about the list (which really is fantastic) here.

Folio Prize

02 September 2014

I'm really happy to have been drawn as Chair of the judges for the Folio Prize and I can't wait for all the reading and conversations with amazing fellow-judges A.M.Homes, Mohsin Hamid, Deborah Levy and Rachel Cooke. More here.

In Conversation With Penelope Lively

19 June 2014

You can see and listen to my conversation with Penelope Lively about old age, time, writing and the "manifesto for a book-rich life" here.

In Conversation With Aleksandar Hemon

19 June 2014

I loved talking to Aleksandar Hemon about The Book of My Lives, fiction and non-fiction, football, language, and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's shoe-size. You can see and listen to our conversation here.

In Conversation With Hisham Matar

19 June 2014

And that reminds me how nice it was to talk to Hisham Matar about In the Country of Men last year. You can see and listen to our conversation here.