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Bottoms up at the launch of This Way Up

So my new book, This Way Up, was launched at the wonderful Book Lounge in Roeland Street on Tuesday night.If you ...

What James Ellroy said

For those of you who have been hiding under a crack pipe for the last month, I went to a literary festival in ...

How long do you give a book?

Some months ago I took a book out of my book club. It had won a Booker and four friends raved about it, so I nabbed ...

5 things I love about fiction

5 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT FICTION:1. Three minutes, or even just a split second can take pages to describe. Or a day can be ...

writing sex scenes

I wouldn’t ordinarily spend too much time thinking about what to call my private parts, not usually finding a need to ...