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Women’s Prize for Fiction

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Guest Author – Claire Fuller on Dogs in Books

Today it’s a great pleasure to welcome one of my favourite British authors back to the Literary Sofa. This is Claire Fuller’s fourth visit (that’s what happens when you write a great novel every time) and at this rate I’d be surprised if anyone manages to overtake her.  It’s also an opportunity to congratulate Claire … Continue reading

XX or XY? Do readers care about gender of author?

This piece started out as a review of A M (Amy) Homes’ novel May We Be Forgiven, winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2013.  I’m a fan of her writing and rushed to read the book back in the autumn when it was released in the UK.  It’s tremendously enjoyable and memorable, but I soon realised … Continue reading