Gliterary Lunch, Glasgow 29.11.18

Gliterary Lunches 29th November 2018 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Principal Grand Central, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SF Speakers:  Sarah Vaughan & Sofka Zinovieff     Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan The Author Sarah Vaughan Author & Journalist – photo by Philip Mynott Sarah Vaughan read English at Oxford before becoming joining the Press Association and later the Guardian.  As a parliamentary correspondent and a court reporter, she has covered stories such as the Stephen Lawrence inquest, the disappearance of Sarah Payne, the Soham murders and... Read The Rest →

THE VANCOUVER WRITERS FEST 2018

The Vancouver Writers Fest 2018 Festival: October 15-21      The Interviews with Mark Medley Friday, Oct. 19 at 1pm, Performance Works The Globe and Mail’s former Books and current Opinions editor leads a thrilling triple-bill of one-on-one interviews with an international panel of three stalwart fiction writer. Craig Davidson, Iain Reid & Sofka Zinovieff.   The Afternoon Tea (readings): Sunday, October 21, 3.30 pm Rawi Hage, Alix Hawley, Emma Hooper, Rabrindranath Μaharaj, Melanie Raabe, Sofka Zinovieff  

“PUTNEY” GOES TO PUTNEY LIBRARY

Author talk Thursday 6th September 6.30-7.45pm Putney Library 5-7 Disraeli Road SW15 2DR http://www.putneysw15.com/default.asp?section=info&page=conputneynovel002.htm  

Gransnet Best Summer Reads 2018 https://www.gransnet.com/life-and-style/books/best-summer-reads Putney – Sofka Zinovieff (Bloomsbury Circus – £14.99) From the moment Ralph meets nine-year-old Daphne – dark, teasing, slippery as mercury – he is consumed by an obsession to make her his. But he is twenty-five and Daphne is only a child, and even in the bohemian abandon of 1970s London their fast-burgeoning relationship must be kept a secret. It is not until years later that Daphne is forced to confront the truth of her own childhood – and an act of violence that... Read The Rest →

Lunches LIVE: at the Bloomsbury Institute

Sofka Zinovieff at the Bloomsbury Institute Monday, July 9th from 1pm (GMT) | Watch it live via Bloomsbury’s Facebook Page Watch live as Sofka Zinovieff joins us at Bloomsbury HQ for an exclusive behind-the-scenes interview with her editor  and before Bloomsbury staff about the writing, research and imagination that went into creating her bold and thought-provoking novel, Putney.    http://www.bloomsburyinstitute.com/upcoming-events   Register here for reminders >>     “The ultimate taboo brought to life in a way that’s thrillingly disturbing and evocative. I couldn’t leave it” – Mary Portas   “I read... Read The Rest →

Garden Museum Literary Festival 2018

Delighted to be speaking at the inaugural Literary Festival of London’s wonderful Garden Museum. Sunday 8th July 2018. It may sound unlikely, but I’ll discuss gardens I’ve written about in Greece, Russia, Oxfordshire and #PUTNEY Literary Festival Spotlight: Sofka Zinovieff

The Bookseller: Bloomsbury signs ‘modern-day Lolita’

Published October 6, 2017 by Natasha Onwuemezi   Bloomsbury has acquired Putney, a new novel by Sofka Zinovieff described as a “modern-day Lolita”. Alexandra Pringle, global group editor-in-chief bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) in Putney from Caroline Dawnay at United Agents. It has also been sold to Jonathan Burnham at HarperCollins in the US and Lynn Henry at Knopf, Canada.   Putney is an “enthralling” novel about a bohemian family in 1970s London and the consequences of a taboo relationship.   Pringle said: “Not since Lolita and The Constant Nymph have I read a story that is as... Read The Rest →

The Mad Boy in paperback, from Vintage. Out 3 November 2016

Due for release 3rd November 2016 Vintage Published 3rd November 2016 448 Pages Penguin Random House Company. © 1995 – 2016 Penguin Books Ltd. Registered number: 861590 England. Registered office: 80 Strand, London, WC2R ORL UK. Read more at https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1092025/the-mad-boy-lord-berners-my-grandmother-and-me/#HEBkckruJ6z61T4M.99

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