Spotlight: Randi Epstein

In our latest author spotlight, Elena Bowes caught up with Randi Epstein MD to discuss her recent book release, Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything. Hormones are confusing. They are so…

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There are no grown-ups

Tired of grasping a decade’s point, until she’s squandered it, Druckerman writes, “This time, I’m determined to figure out a decade when I’m still in it.” Her latest book, There Are No Grown-Ups, looks at how being…

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Narrative by Numbers

In a post-truth, fake news world, what role can data play in shaping stories? Sam Knowles, explores how data-driven storytelling can help everyone tell more compelling, evidence-based stories in his new book, Narrative by Numbers. So if…

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Boy Underwater

Adam Baron’s latest book Boy Underwater, published by HarperCollins, hit bookshelves in June. Elena Bowes talked to Baron about this heartbreaking, funny story about a broken family with secrets, told from the perspective of nine-year-old Cymbeline. They…

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Spotlight: Elise Valmorbida

The Madonna of the Mountains is the compelling, detail-rich life story of Maria Vittoria. The novel opens in 1923 when Maria’s father has gone searching neighboring villages to find a husband for his daughter who at 25…

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Spotlight: Celeste Ng

Bestselling Author Celeste Ng talks to Elena Bowes about breaking rules, knowing your characters inside out and how to avoid writers block the second time around.      My 25-year-old daughter gave me Little Fires Everywhere for…

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Live happy, write well

Our next 26 Trade Secrets workshop takes place in late January, with a focus on mindfulness and creative writing. Sophie Gordon caught up with positive psychology expert Vanessa King to find out what we can expect from…

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Spotlight: Michael Bristow

Approaching the end of his eight-year stay in China, BBC journalist Michael Bristow decided to write a book about the country’s modern history. For help, he turned to his language teacher born in 1949, two years before…

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Latest 26 images

Disused pub in Hoxton by Andy York
Photo by Lucy Beevor
Image by Tony Linkson
Found on the island of Giglio, Italy by Chris Bird.
26 Screenshot by Lara Muth
I live at number 26, and this is my bin!  Rebecca Thomas
Captured in Venice by Elen Lewis
26-jane
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Spotted by Marin Lee at the Serpentine in Hyde Park
Spotted in Copenhagen by Helen MacKinven.
Spotted on the airfield of Tivat airport in Montenegro by Martin Lee
I took this picture in a fabulous vegan and raw food restaurant in Turin - Ezri Carlebach
Spotted in Capri by Laura Hunter
Woods near Jouqueviel, Midi-Pyrenees, 10 minutes after I had told my walking group about 26. They gave me a funny look. By David Mathews
Image by Ed Pritchard
Image by Lydia Thornley in Krakow
Spotted in Belfast by Jonathan Holt
From Christmas travels in Krakow by Lydia Thornley
Night time lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
Daytime lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley