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The Literary Lunch Third Blog Anniversary Competition – results

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED – SEE END OF POST FOR WINNERS It’s hard to believe that this week sees the third anniversary of the Literary Sofa and it feels like something to celebrate.  The blog continues to grow in popularity with more hits than ever in the last twelve months and this week’s post is, as … Continue reading

Summer Reads 2014

*SEE END OF POST FOR COMPETITION WINNERS* I’m very excited to unveil the Literary Sofa SUMMER READS 2014. From a field of over 50 titles considered, the twelve books I selected reflect the breadth of my taste and hopefully also yours. You’ll find crime and mystery, a memoir, comic and tragic family sagas, intriguing tales … Continue reading

The Literary Guilt and Inferiority Quiz

Many of you book-lovers will have seen this very interesting, possibly funnier than intended article by the supremely erudite Will Self in The Guardian, lamenting the death of the serious literary novel (again). Now, serious and literary are two of my favourite words but this piece contained one or two (dozen) others which challenged my … Continue reading

Second Blog Anniversary Competition – NOW CLOSED

Things have been pretty frantic since I returned from my month in America:  I got straight back into my manuscript for the final push before I send it out to readers and then agents. On the blog I’ve posted a travelogue, a fantastic piece by Wendy Wallace, the first guest to ‘reappear’ on the Literary … Continue reading

My Novel – Now out in paperback