Annie Nightingale

Annie Nightingale, MBE, was Radio 1’s first female DJ and is celebrating five decades in broadcasting. She’s still...

Philippa Greggory

Philippa Gregory is the best-selling historical novelist of over  30 books, including The Other Boleyn Girl, adapted for...

John Banville

John Banville is the Irish author of 16 novels, including The Sea, which won the 2005 Man Booker Prize. He’s also the...

Meena Syal

Meera Syal is a writer, comedian, singer, playwright and actress. She was awarded a CBE this year for services to drama and literature....

Allie Esiri books that changed my life

Allie Esiri is the “poetry powerhouse” behind the romantic anthology The Love Book, also available as an app with readings...

Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson is a writer, former politician and passionate animal rights and environmental campaigner. He’s also the father of...

David Mitchell "Books that Changed My Life"

David Mitchell is the best-selling author of Ghostwritten and Cloud Atlas, and has twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Find out...

Tony Pasons

Best-selling author Tony Parsons began his career writing for the NME in 1976. His highly acclaimed books include the multi-million...

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