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In his powerful memoir of exile and loss, 'The Return', Hisham Matar offers us a moving insight into life in Libya under Colonel Gadaffi. After the Libyan revolution in 2012, Hisham was able to return to his home country for the first time in thirty...

Multi-award winning author, Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain’s best-loved writers, renowned for his magical story-telling. He has written over 130 books, including ‘War Horse’, which was adapted for the hugely successful stage production by the National Theatre and then for a film by Steven...

Best-selling author, Patrick Gale modestly describes himself as “gardener, cellist, cook, whippet-walker and time-allowing, writer”. Thankfully time allowed him to pen his latest novel, ‘A Place Called Winter’, his first truly historical novel, based loosely on the real-life mystery surrounding Patrick’s great grandfather and the...

Max Porter’s highly original debut novel, ‘Grief is the Thing with Feathers’, has been greeted with widespread critical acclaim, being shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and scooping the prestigious Dylan Thomas Prize. The book is only 114 pages long, but it packs a...