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Three Months in the Life of an Editorial Intern

My Summer Placement at Canongate Books

Before I even knew I would be doing my placement at one of Scotland’s most successful independent publishing companies (it’s probably worth noting here, also one of the most successful independent publishers in the UK), I always thought Canongate was pretty cool. 225 more words

Work Placement

Ahmet Altan on Politics and Writing

Fresh from the Edinburgh Festival, the Turkish novelist and erstwhile columnist for the liberal newspaper Taraf, Ahmet Altan, was in London last night, being interviewed by the international lawyer and academic Philippe Sands. 365 more words

For the Joy of Reading: The Book of Strange New Things

Michel Faber does not need any help from me in ensuring that his books are brought to the attention of the reading public. But there are some books that are so good, where the writing is so beautifully crafted, so poetic and where the story is so extraordinarily well written that they cry out for people to say how good they are. 549 more words

Books And Reading

James Rhodes, meet James Frey

James Rhodes and James Frey have more in common than people know. James Rhodes previously published his memoir under the pseudonym Josh Cannon with the title Silent Scream. 192 more words

Review | S - J. J. Abrams & Doug Dorst

  • Hardcover (Canongate, 472 pages)
  • First published 2013; this edition published 2013
  • Rating on Goodreads: 4 stars
  • Buy the book here

The First Bad Man

Miranda July

First Sentence:     I drove to the doctor’s office as if I was starring in a movie Phillip was watching—windows down, hair blowing, just one hand on the whe… 198 more words