More on The Mistress of Nothing
While in Ottawa the last week of November, 09, I did an interview, about winning the prize and writing the book, with Nigel Beale for his website and radio broadcast.
I’ll be blogging about publication throughout the year; to read my posts about ‘The Mistress of Nothing’ click on ‘The Mistress of Nothing’ under Categories in the right-hand sidebar. This will bring together all the posts about the book, the virtual book tour, as well as any materials for reader’s groups.
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You can go directly to my virtual book tour interviews from these links:
Echo Soundings, Sarah Hymas – interview
Book Army – interview
Inside Books – interview (for review see below)
Writing Neuroses – review and interview combined
Adventures in Words – interview (for review see below)
Keeper of the Snails – review and interview combined
Tales from the Reading Room – review and interview combined
Essential Writers – interview (for review see below)
There’s a Q&A with me on the subject of the virtual book tour in the Observer newspaper.
Here’s a podcast of an interview I did with Sheila MacKay on CBC Radio’s North by Northwest, broadcast Sunday 18 October, 200:
I wrote a piece for the Independent’s ‘Book of a Lifetime‘, 24 July, 2009
I recorded a short reading for Echo Soundings/ Sarah Hymas; she has put it up on YouTube with a slideshow of images from Egypt:
To date, reviews of the book have appeared in:
‘Good Housekeeping’ (’scorchingly powerful’) and
‘Sainsbury’s Magazine’ and ‘The Times’
‘Red’, ‘The Gloss Magazine’, ‘New Books’, and ‘Saga’;
‘Metro’ newspaper (’sumptious’)
online at Rob Chilvers Adventures With Words.
Other reviews are at
Culture (Sunday Times Supplement), Aug 9 2009
Daily Mail, July 31 2009
Guardian (Saturday Review), Aug 1 2009
Independent New Review (Supp. To Independent on Sunday), Aug 2 2009
Independent Book of the Day, 20 August, 2009
Inside Books, 25 August, 2009
As well as these, Antony Beevor wrote a piece for the Guardian newspaper expressing his distaste for novels like mine, which he calls ‘faction’. I’m hoping to be able to publish a reply in the Guardian.
Essential Writers, 13 October, 2009
The Bookbag, 30 July 2009
Canadian reviews are also appearing:
The Globe & Mail, 14 September 2009