Welcome to You’re Booked – bringing the very best of Harrogate International Festivals to your digital doorstep. Here you’ll find a host of author interviews, book reviews, and a peak inside their houses as authors share with us their bookshelves, their must-reads and the book they always go back to.
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Reader Review Reconstructing Ameliay by Kimberley Mccreight I downloaded this on a whim whilst in a pub trying to avoid football, and it certainly beat watching sport. Reconstructing Amelia is Kimberley McCreights debut novel. The
You're Booked speaks to Catherine Ryan Howard, author of The Liar's Girl... What is your writing process? What does your typical day, when writing, look like? I am a terrible procrastinator – or, rather, a
Dear author..... For those who don't know already, could you tell us about yourself and your book(s) please? Hello there, thanks for having me on! My name is James Silvester, and I’m a former Mod/Blues
They’re both graduates of City University London’s Crime Thriller MA course, and they’ve both now got publishing deals. So who better to talk to David Young about his East German-set thriller STASI CHILD, than blogger
The titan of tartan noir talks about misogynistic trolls, Scottish independence and why this government is taking Britain back to Victorian levels of inequality Val McDermid is standing in St Cuthbert’s graveyard in Edinburgh, surveying
Where’s your bookcase located and what does it look like? Well, it’s one of several bookshelves in my office at home. I’ve gone for the traditional wooden planks and battens arrangement and, not wanting to