Running thoughts

From our upcoming presenters

Portrait of Jennifer Egan

The most mysterious part of the whole writing process for me is where the people come from ... I really don’t know who will be in a story until I start writing it.

Portrait of Robert Webb

Masculinity, if you stare straight at it, disappears, like a faint star.

Portrait of Annie Zaidi

Each citizen makes a daily, hourly political choice in asking – or failing to ask – what life, and what sort of death, belongs to which of her compatriots. 

Annie Proulx on 'Brokeback Mountain'

We asked children: why do you love books?

Some of our favourite Notes

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