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How Far Would You Go to Help a Stranger?

Off The Shelf | Posted 05.10.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Marysue Rucci | Off the Shelf When I received the submission Little Bee by British author Chris Cleave in 2007 and read the first lines--"Most day...

The Last Pilot: British Writer's Startlingly Authentic America

Steven Petite | Posted 07.25.2016 | Books
Steven Petite

Benjamin Johncock has written one of the most American novels of the year. The Last Pilot is a historical work of fiction spanning across the defining two decades of the space race from 1947 to 1968.

Writer-to Writer: A Talk With Simon Toyne

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.15.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Simon Toyne is the author of the highly acclaimed Sanctus trilogy. Simon graduated from Goldsmith's College in London with a degree in English and Drama. He worked in British television for nearly 20 years as a producer. I

PHOTOS: The 11 Most Important British Authors

Chris Fletcher | Posted 10.06.2012 | Books
Chris Fletcher

The history of literary transmission has always been a history of change, from tales told round the fire, to vellum, to paper, to printing, to the typewriter, telegram, and computer. This slideshow features 14 of the most important literary figures from Britain in the last 1,000 years.

PHOTOS: America's Favorite British Authors And Jane Austen Wasn't On The List!

Posted 09.03.2011 | Books

America has an enduring love affair with British literature--we may have won the War of Independence but we are forever indebted to our island ancesto...

The Telegraph's List Of The 20 Best British Writers Under 40

Telegraph | Lorna Bradbury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Given the fact that it has been nearly a decade since Granta's last "Best of Young British Novelists" list, we set ourselves the challenge of coming u...