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Zorgamazoo Wins Germany’s Award for Best Children’s Audiobook

Good news everyone: Zorgamazoo has been awarded Germany’s prize for best children’s audiobook of 2012. My German is quite poor (non-existent), but with the help of a German-speaking friend and some online translation robots, I’ve extracted some choice quotes from this … More

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2012 in Pictures

So that’s it for 2012. The world didn’t end. Life goes on. Et cetera. Wasn’t sure how to recap the year, so I’m doing in pictures. Here are, roughly in chronological order, my ten favourite-slash-most-significant images from the past twelve … More

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Dispatches from the Berlin International Literature Festival

I’m deep in the trenches of a new book at the moment, which is why I haven’t posted anything in quite a while. But having returned this week from the Berlin Literature Festival, I really need to spare a few … More

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How do you say Zorgamazoo in German?

Quick question: What do I have in common with Pearl S. Buck, Roald Dahl, Cory Doctorow, Ted Hughes, Brian Selznick and Charles Simic? Absolutely nothing, you say? Well, you’re close. The answer is we’re all going to be translated into … More

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