Happy Ballard Day everyone! It seems every year we celebrate this holiday, the world has become more Ballardian. This year’s (hopefully) going to be hard to beat, with the scientific community announcing the dawn of the Anthropocene, a 24 hour news cycle that makes it nigh on impossible to discern fact from fiction, and a reality TV star becoming President of the USA.
In this podcast, Candice Carty-Williams interviews the spectacular and ever-engaging Nell Zink, an author who, having written for years, has risen to critical acclaim almost overnight, and essentially wrote her novel The Wallcreeper to troll Jonathan Franzen. Read more…
We sat down with the impossibly young Claire Lowdon to discuss her debut novel, Left of the Bang.
In this episode we meet Katherine Heiny, author of Single, Carefree, Mellow. The literary love-child of Nora Ephron and Bridget Jones and written by an author who is incredibly witty, irreverent and charming, the book is finally out today.