August 31, 2017

I was recently reviewed and interviewed by UK journalist Sarah Ditum for In The Moment magazine. 

It was an absolute corker of a conversation--Sarah was a pleasure to chat with. (In fact, there wasn't room in print for the whole rollicking discussion.) Here's an excerpt...

August 24, 2017

The Art of Reading was recently reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement.

In 'Another Heart Beating', Jenny Hendrix considers my book alongside two others: Ann Hood's Morningstar and Michelle Kuo's Reading With Patrick.

An excerpt:

...to become a good reader is not that...

August 13, 2017

I wrote a feature on our hunger for reading for The Independent in Ireland: 'A guide for hungry bibliophiles'.

Starting with the voracious literary appetites of Albert Camus, I discuss how we can eat well, so to speak.

Camus consumed words, and then digested their fantas...

August 7, 2017

There was a generous and elegant review of The Art of Reading in Bookanista this weekend: 'A biblical paradise', by Mika Provata-Carlone.

At the very end of the book, having offered us rare instruction into the art of reading, colourful admonition against its pitfalls a...

August 7, 2017

I recently had a great chat to Jeremy from Comics Watchtower about comics and general geekery. You can listen to the conversation here.

We begin with The Art of Reading, and my picture books, then learning to read with Asterix (and why I'm a better parent than my parent...

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