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General Chatter

Book Nooks | Where do you read?

By Rebecca Reed

A reading space can be anywhere, some people find the best places to unwind are the living room or the bedroom, but the ultimate dream for all us book lovers would be a quiet area that you can unplug and let your imagination run wild in a great novel. Continue Reading

Author Interviews

Melvin Burgess interview with World of

Born in Sussex in 1954, Melvin Burgess left school with A-levels in Biology and English (a strange but suitably quirky combination!), and promptly enrolled on a journalism course for six months. At 21, he moved to Bristol (where his controversial novel Junk is set) for a few years and began his writing career, experimenting with short stories, children’s fiction and radio plays, in between spells of work and unemployment. Continue Reading