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An Interview with Muriel Barbery

Muriel Barbery’s The Elegance of the Hedgehog was published in forty-three countries, spent more than sixty weeks on the New York Times bestseller lists and sold millions of copies worldwide. Seven years after the publication of her international bestseller, Barbery returns with a moving novel about the quest for enchantment in a world that seems to have forgotten such a thing ever existed. Read on to discover her inspirations for this wonderful book.

A Q&A with Leanne Hall

Alice Lewinsky has a chat with author Leanne Hall about her new book, Iris and the Tiger (out Wednesday 27 January).

With five-legged dogs and tennis-playing sunflowers, Iris and the Tiger is truly a brilliant work of imagination.

A Chat with Rafael Mantesso, Author of A Dog Named Jimmy

Text’s Christmas mascot, Jimmy the bull terrier, is winning hearts all over the world. We asked his best friend—Brazilian artist and illustrator Rafael Mantesso—about their new life in the spotlight.

Jimmy has truly become a global Instagram sensation.

A Q&A with Daniel Klein

In Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It, philosopher Daniel Klein looks back at a notebook of quotes he collected in his younger days.

An Exclusive Story by Elizabeth Harrower

When Elizabeth Harrower’s The Watch Tower came ‘roaring out of forty years in obscurity’, as Helen Garner put it in the Australian’s 2012 round-up of best books, we didn’t know that we’d go on to republish all of Elizabeth’s work.

Childhood in Seven Computer Games: An Interview with Michael W. Clune

Michael W. Clune is a professor of English at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. He is the author of a memoir titled White Out: The Secret Life of Heroin and of two scholarly books, American Literature in the Free Market and Writing Against Time.

An Interview with Gerald Murnane

Gerald Murnane is one of Australia’s most eminent writers, a winner of the Patrick White Award and the Melbourne Prize for Literature.

An Interview with Sandra Ozzola, Elena Ferrante’s Editor and Publisher

More than thirty years ago, with the aim of introducing the works of foreign writers to an Italian audience, Sandra Ozzola and her husband, Sandro Ferri, launched their prestigious independent publishing house, Edizioni E/O, in Rome.

A Q&A with Eka Kurniawan

Eka Kurniawan may be a new face in world literature, but his epic novel Beauty Is a Wound would suggest an old pro at work.

A Q&A with Sonja Dechian, Author of An Astronaut’s Life

Sonja Dechian is a writer, editor, and radio and TV producer. She has co-edited two collections of stories about the Australian refugee experience, Dark Dreams and No Place Like Home. Her beautiful and moving debut collection, An Astronaut’s Life, is released today.


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