|Posted by @Publishing_talk on January 26, 2017 at 12:25 AM|
Lara at Brick Lane asks whether I’m a typical Quaker. Since no two Quakers are alike, I’m typically atypical.
Quakers are members of the Religious Society of Friends (RSoF) – originally, ‘Friends of Truth.’ Although we try to be friendly, we’re not bound to be buddies; it’s more important to respect, listen to and learn from one another.
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|Posted by @Publishing_talk on December 30, 2016 at 10:00 AM|
My parents who were avid readers and hoarders shaped me into a bookish child. I devoured everything from Dennis Wheatley to Emily Bronte, and my love affair with Puffin books culminated with a Club badge.
I’ll never forget my first childhood visit to our local library in Dorset where I encountered Orlando the Marmalade Cat. I had discovered a place where I could find more books than I could ever read. It was a revelation. Fast forward a few years to East ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by @Publishing_talk on July 7, 2015 at 6:05 AM|
Welcome to Joanna Campbell, who explains one of the strands of her perceptive new novel, Tying Down The Lion. As a student she lived in West Germany, where she observed the collective guilt felt by so many after two world wars. More recently, German people are confronting these difficult...Read Full Post »
|Posted by @Publishing_talk on May 17, 2015 at 4:25 PM|