Rick Stroud speaks with Robin Blake about how his film-making background influences his literary projects, his fascination with WW2 and the projects it has led him to, and his love of simple, clear writing.
Robyn Marsack speaks with Cherise Saywell about how she fell into translating the beloved French travel writer Nicolas Bouvier, and the differing challenges of translating prose and poetry.
Annette Kobak speaks with Carole Angier about her biography of Isabelle Eberhardt, her memoir of her father and his wartime experiences, and the important role of parallel travels in the structure of her books.
Hugh Thomson explains how he started out as a travel writer, and why Peru has exerted a lifelong fascination.
Julian Evans speaks further with George Miller about his biography of Norman Lewis, the purpose of biography and the biographer’s obligations, and what Norman might have made of the book.