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Oliver Sacks: a life in pictures

Tuesday, 05 May 2015

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: ‘Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far’. His autobiography, On the Move, makes it abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. Here are some of the many photos from the book.

Six books, perfectly accessorised

Six books, perfectly accessorised

Wednesday, 09 July 2014

Can books be incorporated into a fashion-oriented blog? What if their stories were interpreted in a “fashionable” way? The Modisher does just that over on her blog www.themodisher.gr. Have a look at her interpretations of some Picador books here – they're genius.

Emma Straub's research trip

Emma Straub's research trip

Thursday, 05 June 2014

I decided to set The Vacationers in Mallorca on something of a whim. I knew I wanted it to take place on an island (metaphors!), and I knew I wanted the setting to feel somewhat remote to an American family. 

Kate Tempest in the studio

Kate Tempest in the studio

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

Earlier this year Kate Tempest recorded a performance of Brand New Ancients at Strathmore Publishing's recording studio for the audio version of her epic poem. Ginnie Steiner was on hand to take some photographs so you can see what went on behind the scenes...

Burial Rites: a photo essay from Iceland

Burial Rites: a photo essay from Iceland

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Jennifer Lawrence has signed up to star in a film adaptation of Hannah Kent's novel Burial Rites. Here, Hannah shares some of her photos from her time spent in Iceland, visiting the real places from the book. Burial Rites is based on the true story of a woman, Agnes Magnúsdóttir, who is charged with the brutal murder of her former master in 1829.

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