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  • Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist, BBC interview

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    Jessie Burton talks to BBC News 24 about the bestselling debut of summer 2014, The Miniaturist. Hear how she first came upon the idea for the novel, how she juggled her job as a PA with writing, and what it feels like to have a novel take off like this one has. Video published here by kind permission of BBC News 24. Show less
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    • The Lovely Bones Trailer - Duration: 2 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 59,915 views
      More than 2 million copies sold by Picador, more than 8 million around the world - now a film by Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings, Heavenly Creatures)

      My name was Salmon, like the fish; first ...
    • Mark Kermode on his book Hatchet Job - Duration: 53 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 21,646 views
      Mark Kermode introduces his book Hatchet Job. He asks the question: critics, what are they good for? Who needs professional film reviewers when everyone tweets their opinion, and those tweets are j...
    • Carol Ann Duffy reads a poem - Duration: 2 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 18,153 views
      Carol Ann Duffy recites Premonitions, a poem from her new collection The Bees
    • The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud Trailer - Duration: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 8,901 views
      NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING ZAC EFRON

      'Refreshingly romantic, dangerously good fun, hugely addictive' Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat

      Charlie St. Cloud was a blessed boy, destined to do...
    • Burial Rites by Hannah Kent: book trailer set in Iceland - Duration: 89 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 6,795 views
      http://www.picador.com/Books/Burial-Rites

      Hannah Kent's debut novel Burial Rites is set in Iceland. The book is based on a true story about the last beheading of a woman in Iceland. Described by P...
    • Alan Hollinghurst talks about The Stranger's Child - Duration: 5 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 4,558 views
      Picador asks Alan Hollinghurst about his inspiration for The Stranger's Child, his writing routine and more
    • London Unfurled for iPad with Matteo Pericoli - Duration: 3 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 2,876 views
      Matteo Pericoli the author of London Unfurled shows London Unfurled for ipad in action
    • Shalom Auslander's acceptance speech for the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 2,805 views
    • Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist, BBC interview - Duration: 4 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 2,668 views
      Jessie Burton talks to BBC News 24 about the bestselling debut of summer 2014, The Miniaturist. Hear how she first came upon the idea for the novel, how she juggled her job as a PA with writing, an...
    • Kevin Cook talks about Titanic Thompson - Duration: 2 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 2,332 views
      The True Story of the Card-Sharking, Gun-Slinging, Golf-Hustling American Legend who inspired the character of Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls

      Titanic Thompson is a rollicking biography of one of ...
    • Miguel Syjuco talks about Ilustrado - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 2,280 views
      Winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize

      It begins with a body. On a clear day in winter, the battered corpse of Crispin Salvador is pulled from the Hudson River taken from the world is the controv...
    • Emma Donoghue reads from Room - Duration: 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 2,014 views
      The story of a mother, her son, a locked room and the outside world

      It's Jack's birthday, and he's excited about turning five.

      Jack lives with his Ma in Room, which has a locked door and a sk...
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