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Javier Marías Interview: On Madrid

Javier Marías Interview: On Madrid

Javier Marías, one of Spain’s most celebrated novelists, here speaks fondly of the city of Madrid: “People feel at ease in Madrid – it’s...
Dorthe Nors Interview: Women as Misfits

Dorthe Nors Interview: Women as Misfits

The prizewinning Danish writer Dorthe Nors here talks about why her preferred fictional characters – single, childless women in their 40s – are so...
Mariana Enriquez & Guadalupe Nettel Interview: The Dark and The Hidden

Mariana Enriquez & Guadalupe Nettel Interview: The Dark and The Hidden

Enjoy this conversation between two acclaimed Latin-American writers, Mexican Guadalupe Nettel and Argentinean Mariana Enriquez. The friends and colleagues discuss their literary inspirations and...
FEAR AND WONDER: An Expedition through the Landscapes of Fiction

FEAR AND WONDER: An Expedition through the Landscapes of Fiction

Our perception of the world is largely shaped through the mediums of fiction. Our political positions are informed by fake news, we live out...
Syd Mead & Craig Hodgetts in Conversation

Syd Mead & Craig Hodgetts in Conversation

A conversation between Craig Hodgetts and Syd Mead celebrating the publication of the book The Movie Art of Syd Mead: Visual Futurist. Craig and...
Olga Grjasnowa Interview: A Book can Change Your Life

Olga Grjasnowa Interview: A Book can Change Your Life

“I’m not sure whether society has really learnt anything from the Holocaust.” She began her life in Germany as an immigrant and became painfully...
Patti Smith Interview: I Will Always Live Like Peter Pan

Patti Smith Interview: I Will Always Live Like Peter Pan

70-minute interview with Patti Smith from the Louisiana Literature festival in Denmark 2012. "I thought we didn't have to grow up. I was heart...
Jeffrey Eugenides Interview: The Exitement of Writing

Jeffrey Eugenides Interview: The Exitement of Writing

Interview with Jeffrey Eugenides, who finds it much harder to write short stories than long novels. Also he reflects upon the different expectations towards...
Tomas Espedal Meets Karl Ove Knausgård

Tomas Espedal Meets Karl Ove Knausgård

For the first time ever the two giants in Scandinavian literature, Norwegian writers Tomas Espedal and Karl Ove Knausgård, meet on stage – about...
César Aira Interview: Literature is the Queen of the Arts

César Aira Interview: Literature is the Queen of the Arts

“Literature is the queen of the arts – the greatest of them all, because it embraces them all. When you write, you are making...