Black Chalk reading guide

Black Chalk reading guide

Spoiler alert: do not read this guide before finishing the novel if you wish for some […]

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Literary Crossword 3

Literary Crossword 3

Click here for the third and final crossword in the Black Chalk US-release series which I […]

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Literary Crossword 2

Literary Crossword 2

Here’s the second literary crossword I compiled to tie in with the launch of Black […]

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All Things Considered

All Things Considered

Here’s the audio of a Black Chalk review that aired on All Things Considered (NPR).

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Literary Crossword

Literary Crossword

To celebrate the US launch of Black Chalk (Aug 4), I’ve compiled a crossword puzzle […]

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New York Post Article

New York Post Article

Here’s an article I wrote for the New York Post on the topic of hiking. […]

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Five Puzzle Novels

Five Puzzle Novels

Here’s an article on my five favourite puzzle novels for Dead Good. And here’s a […]

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Puzzles and Fiction

Puzzles and Fiction

Here’s an article I wrote for Dead Good about the relationship between writing a novel […]

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Sconed to the Bone

Sconed to the Bone

Last week I had a hugely enjoyable evening reading/book-signing event courtesy of Club Monaco and […]

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Club Monaco Event

Club Monaco Event

Please join me at this event at which I can promise you, in a non-legally […]

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Largehearted Boy

Largehearted Boy

I’ve written up my book notes for Largehearted Boy here: a playlist of songs related […]

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Mr. Media and Me

Mr. Media and Me

Here’s a video podcast interview with Mr Media (Bob Andelman) in which I discuss some […]

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Book Pirate Love Letter

Book Pirate Love Letter

I recently received a google alert that directed me to a page where my novel […]

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Sturm und Slang

Sturm und Slang

Here are two recent pieces I wrote on Oxford. The first one’s a guide for […]

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Huffington Post Interview

Huffington Post Interview

I recently had a very enjoyable interview with Jaime Lubin for The Huffington Post. This […]

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New York Post Fictionary

New York Post Fictionary

OK I swore I would never EVER  again write another Fictionary. So what in the […]

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Hardcover v. Paperback

Hardcover v. Paperback

I’ve just been shown the cover for the paperback version of Black Chalk (out September […]

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Black Chalk US Launch

Black Chalk US Launch

Here’s a little photo gallery of my book launch party at University Settlement (Lower East […]

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Interview Photo

Interview Photo

This is a photo shoot with Interview magazine which, for those of you who’ve finished […]

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Black Chalk: the Launch Party Playlist

Black Chalk: the Launch Party Playlist

Here’s a playlist with the theme ‘Music From an Oxford College, 1990-91’, which will be […]

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The US Launch Party

The US Launch Party
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Blood Will Tell

Blood Will Tell

Vacationing in Hanoi recently, I learned that one way to understand the true nature a […]

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New York Conversations #2

New York Conversations #2

The following conversation occurred in a local grocery store. Me: Could I get a couple […]

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New York Conversations

New York Conversations

What follows is a very one-sided conversation I overheard between two strangers on the subway. […]

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A Safe Haven For Writing

A Safe Haven For Writing

Witness my new secret weapon in the war against non-productivity. This is a kitchen safe, […]

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