Category Archives: Author interviews

Walking down a different aisle: Lisa Francesca

By Roz Kay When you pick up Lisa Francesca’s little powder-blue book, The Wedding Officiant’s Guide, How to Write & Conduct a Perfect Ceremony, it seems obvious what it is. And while it is indeed a handbook for those of … Continue reading

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A journey into determination: Vincent Hunt

By Roz Kay “That was a tough morning.” Vincent Hunt’s new book, Fire and Ice: the Nazis’ scorched earth campaign in Norway, poignantly and with dignity captures the pain still threading like barbed wire through the communities that survived the … Continue reading

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A jokey sort of nipper: Roald Dahl

An interview in 1981 Roald Dahl sells two million books a year. As three-quarters of these are for children, he was a fitting choice to open Austicks’ new children’s bookshop in Leeds last month. At 65, with five spinal operations … Continue reading

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