At Cambridge I’m doing something slightly different to the normal book festival interview. David Hepworth (signing books next to me in this photo) and I discuss “Politics, Pop and Passion” under the Chairmanship of Tom Gatti of the New Statesman. David is a proper...
Buxton is a uniquely beautiful town, it’s Regency splendour reminiscent of Bath but on a smaller scale and with streams and parkland that meld with the glorious Derbyshire dales that surround it. I’m appearing at the Pavilion Arts Centre and was surprised and...
To the Suffolk coast for the literary delight that is Southwold. The town was home to George Orwell but whilst he hated the place, I love everything about it – the quirky pier, uncommercialisegd water front, cosy pubs, Adnams beer, and great hotels. On my...
Topping has two bookshops, in St.Andrews and Bath. It was my absolute pleasure to be at the Bath shop on Saturday night to talk about ‘In My Life’ and read an extract. Next to me in the photograph is my delightful interlocutor, Kathleen. She was a great advocate...
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