Posts tagged ‘writers’

May 5, 2015

The Ninth Asia House Lit Festival

UK writer Hanif Kureishi in conversation with Razia Iqbal about new book 'The Last Word'Razia Iqbal is BBC Special Correspondent and presenter of Talking Books. Headline event for opening night of Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival @ Asia Ho

Hanif Kureishi in conversation with Razia Iqbal from last year’s festival.

London’s incredible Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival begins this week – don’t worry, you still have time to get a ticket as it runs from 7 – 18 May.

The line up is as impressive and diverse as ever and launches on 7 May with the acclaimed author Xue Xinran who will be celebrating the release of her new book, Buy Me the Sky. Xinran will be discussing the new generation of China which is such a fascinating topic, we can’t wait to attend.

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September 18, 2012

Vanity Project

Self-publishing books has a strong whiff of vanity, however, is this view justified since Jane Austen, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling and Virginia Woolf  self-published?

The current New York Times bestseller list of ebooks contains four self-published books.  Is it not more entrepreneurial to self-publish

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