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Don’t Forget This: It’s Out Now!

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  The journey of writing a book doesn’t end on its publication day. It’s where the real journey begins. And I feel this is doubly so for ‘The Book of Forgotten Authors’, which is out today. Once there were popular novels almost everyone owned. Mum had Georgette Heyer, Dad had Eric Ambler, I had Dennis […]

A London Bookshop Cornucopia

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If there’s one thing I miss when abroad, it’s the quality of English bookshops. As someone who has not watched live television since Winston Churchill’s funeral it’s important to know these places are still around. I miss the bookshops of Charing Cross Rd, most of which have been replaced by cake shops , but there are […]

My Kind Of Town

This is a column I recently wrote for the Sunday Telegraph Travel Section. I was asked to pick a favourite city and discovered that nobody had covered the capital… Why London? A city is made by its people. My friends and family are all Londoners, and although I’ve lived in France and America I’m always […]