En Bref with Alex Pheby

En Bref with Alex Pheby

En Bref is back, this time with Alex Pheby, who’ll be joining us next Monday, 11 April, to talk about his astonishing historical “neuro-novel” Playthings, on the current shortlist for the Wellcome Book Prize… Who is your favourite novelist of…

About Adam

Adam Biles is the Events Manager at Shakespeare and Company and the author of FEEDING TIME, published by Galley Beggar Press.

Typewrongers by Tom Hodges

Typewrongers by Tom Hodges

What do the following have in common: a Greek god with wings on his feet, the Parisian press that first published Nabokov’s Lolita, and the editor of The Maycomb Tribune from Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird? The answer is they share…

About Adam

Adam Biles is the Events Manager at Shakespeare and Company and the author of FEEDING TIME, published by Galley Beggar Press.

Why I Read Plays. By Yelena Moskovich

Why I Read Plays. By Yelena Moskovich

I like to feel very close to what happens to a face. I like the skin there, restless topography, curving, pulling, pinching, releasing, the nerve-grid beneath, the jaw as it slides over its hinge… I like all the things that…

About Adam

Adam Biles is the Events Manager at Shakespeare and Company and the author of FEEDING TIME, published by Galley Beggar Press.

Books By Booker Winners, Signed To Me. By Francis Plug

Books By Booker Winners, Signed To Me. By Francis Plug

In order to research my book How To Be A Public Author, I ended up meeting many Booker Prize-winning authors, in public. It wasn’t as easy as it sounds because I’m not particularly charismatic, nor socially blessed. In fact, most…

About Adam

Adam Biles is the Events Manager at Shakespeare and Company and the author of FEEDING TIME, published by Galley Beggar Press.

French Books for the Uninitiated by Ben Brown

French Books for the Uninitiated by Ben Brown

For those of us who weren’t born into the French language there is the joy of an awful lot of learning to come if we’re ever going to speak it with any amount of fluency. But once you’re past the…