The story behind ‘The Trouble with Goats and Sheep’

“Working in psychiatry, I meet a lot of people who unbelong”. Joanna Cannon, author of the hotly anticipated, The Trouble With Goats and Sheep, provides some valuable insight into the creation of her brilliant, poignant and funny new novel.

Published now: Imaginary Fred

Two of the biggest names in children’s books join forces in this extraordinary tale of friendship. With beautiful words from Irish Children’s Laureate, Eoin Colfer, and stunning illustrations from picture book superstar, Oliver Jeffers, Imaginary Fred is the perfect picture book this autumn. Sometimes, with a little electricity, or luck, or even magic, an imaginary friend might appear when you need one. An imaginary friend like Fred…

A magnum opus for our morally complex times: Q+A with Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen’s Purity is a grand story of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity, and murder. The author of The Corrections and Freedom has imagined a world of vividly original characters and he follows their intertwining paths through landscapes as contemporary as the omnipresent Internet and as ancient as the war between the sexes.