Kate will be appearing at Wimbledon BookFest on 9th October for what will be her only UK event of the year. The festival, running from 29th September to 9th October, will take place in the 'Big Tent' on Wimbledon Common - a William Morris-themed marquee that will seat up to 500 people. Other headliners at the tenth annual event include poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and cookery writer Ella Mills. Visit The Bookseller magazine website for further details: http://bit.ly/WimBookfest
Fresh from our recent post showing the Swedish edition of A God in Ruins, here's a lovely table display in a Swedish book shop with Kate's novel pictured bottom right. Thanks to Akademibokhandeln Center Syd for sharing.
Nytt från Anna Jansson, Kazuo Ishiguro, Lars "Vasa" Johansson, Horace Engdahl, Ebba Witt-Brattström, Lucy Dillon, Kate Atkinson och Jan-Philipp Sendker.
For those of you who like to see how different territories jacket your favourite books, here's the Swedish edition of A God in Ruins. You can also watch a new interview with Kate from Sweden's Literature Magazine show, Babel, by clicking on the link below. Much of the broadcast is in Swedish, but if you skip forward to around the 35 minute mark, you'll be able to hear Kate speaking in English. Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/KateAtkinson-Babel
Jackson Brodie is a private investigator. A former soldier and policeman he now makes his money working from investigating infidelity and finding missing cats.
Jackson has appeared in four of Kate Atkinson's novels. Each can be read in isolation, but are best enjoyed in order of publication: Case Histories, One Good Turn, When Will There Be Good News?, Started Early, Took My Dog.
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