Posts tagged ‘fiction’

May 8, 2013

Opening Night With Michael Palin

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The Asia House Festival of Asian Literature got off to a roaring start by hosting an audience with the wonderfully charming Michael Palin at the Commonwealth Club, London.

Palin was launching a new book, The Truth, excitingly his first foray into fiction. The audience, however, were keen to grill him about his travels. He handled everyone’s question with the same wit and eloquence that we are used to seeing on screen, even though surely he must have been asked some of these questions thousands of times.  Palin had us all captivated

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May 23, 2012

Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

The juicy fruit in this case being the sponsorship of a prestigious book competition!  Earlier this week it was announced that mobile phone company, Orange would not be renewing its sponsorship of the the Orange Prize for Fiction. 

Open exclusively to women,

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