Running thoughts

From our upcoming presenters

Portrait of Roxane Gay

I love literary fiction so long as it is not about (a) writers, (b) sad white people in sad marriages or (c) sad white writers in bad marriages.

Portrait of Jay Rayner

One of my mottos for living is: never eat on a boat, unless you own the boat.

Portrait of James Gleick

If time capsulists are enacting reverse archaeology, they are also engaging in reverse nostalgia.

James Gleick on our obsession with time travel

Annie Proulx on 'Brokeback Mountain'

We asked children: why do you love books?

Some of our favourite Notes

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