'Bunty and I were busy feeding the toaster with an assortment of bakery goods - crumpets, pikelets, tea-cakes and so on - when George tramps in from the garden, leaving mud everywhere...' Behind the Scenes at the Museum features in The Guardian's latest 'Food in Books' feature by literary and culinary blogger Kate Young. Click the link for her thoughts on the book's many food references and a delicious recipe for tea-cakes.
Kate Young’s copy of Atkinson’s debut novel is now dog-eared due to all the food references in it, but she settled this week for making a sweet treat
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.
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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