Archive for the Black Chalk Category

From Russia With Lag

From Russia With Lag

In early February 2012, I’d been trying (and failing) for years to write something worthy […]

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Thrill Seekers Radio Interview

Thrill Seekers Radio Interview

Click here to listen to an interview I recently recorded with Alex Dolan, a fellow novelist, […]

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Black Chalk in NPR’s Best Books of 2015

Black Chalk in NPR's Best Books of 2015

Much to my enormous pleasure, ‘Black Chalk’ has been named in NPR’s roundup of the […]

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Spot the Difference

Spot the Difference

Black Chalk covers forHolland and the US

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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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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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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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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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Tooth Stranger Than Fiction

Tooth Stranger Than Fiction

I present you with compelling proof that not everything I wrote in Black Chalk is […]

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Flushed With Pride

Flushed With Pride

It was a great thrill to have a piece included in my childhood local newspaper, […]

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Black Chalk, In Numbers

Black Chalk, In Numbers

700 – the number of days it took to write a first draft of Black […]

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Streaming Spires

Streaming Spires

I had the enormous pleasure of tuning in to BBC Radio Oxford last week to […]

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Two Weeks In Pictures

Two Weeks In Pictures

After a frantic but enjoyable two weeks in the UK, here are some picture highlights. […]

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