Tag: Ian McEwan


What’s coming up in 2019?

– The Testaments by Margaret Atwood In September 2019, we’ll be returning to the world of Gilead. Set fifteen years after its predecessor The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments is not going to pick up where Offred’s story left off. In fact, we cannot even be sure that Offred will be a character in the sequel…


Adam Dawson interviews Ian McEwan

He could be anyone. Blue shirt open at the collar, old-looking blazer, a shock of thinning white hair, and clear glasses. Or rather, he could be a professor in the literature corridor, furiously tapping away on his latest manuscript before elegantly lecturing on some fine point of a novel no one has heard of. He…

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Introducing… UEA Literary Festival Autumn 2014

This autumn, the UEA Literary Festival promises to offer a blend of laughter, reflection and excitement with renowned writers such as Ian McEwan, Stephen Fry, Margaret Drabble and Bernard Cornwell making appearances alongside lesser-known authors such as Eimear McBride, whose novel A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing was written in 2003 and published last year….


Ian McEwan and Paul Nurse at UEA Literary Festival – review

The penultimate night of UEA’s Autumn Literary Festival saw Nobel Prize winner Paul Nurse, and the internationally renowned writer Ian McEwan take to the stage in conversation with UEA’s own Chris Bigsby. It might have seemed an odd decision to pair a Scientist and a Novelist, but it was a decision that definitely paid off….

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