During my time at BOOKMARK, I was lucky enough to interview Dean Nelson, investigative journalist, foreign corespondent and author of Jugaad Yatra: Exploring the Indian Art of Problem Solving. Jugaad translates to 'a flexible approach to problem-solving that uses limited resources in an innovative way' and throughout his book, Nelson investigates the way in which … Continue reading All about Jugaad Yatra with Dean Nelson
I caught up with Sarah Maine after her discussion of her latest novel Woman of the Dunes chaired by Magnus Linklater at the BOOKMARK Book Festival. Sarah is a researcher, lecturer and novelist who brings her passion and knowledge of archaeology into the stories that she writes. She is the author of The House Between … Continue reading Talking to Sarah Maine about 'Woman of the Dunes'
I caught up with Ali Smith after her BOOKMARK talk where she discussed her acclaimed Seasonal Quartet, chaired by Nicola Sturgeon. Ali is an author, playwright and journalist who's most recent novels include Autumn, Winter and Spring of her Seasonal Quartet. She is currently working on the final book of the quartet, Summer, which is … Continue reading The Seasons with Ali Smith