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Jamie Byng tells Canongate’s uplifting story

June 28 2010

Good judgment or luck? You cough up $40,000 for the memoirs of an unknown American senator after seeing his photograph in a bookshop. He defeats Hilary Clinton for the Democratic nomination and goes on to become America's first black president.


Dundee Literary Festival welcomes Yann Martel

June 8 2010

The 2002 novel Life of Pi won Yann Martel the Man Booker Prize. An international bestseller with more than seven million copies sold, it catapulted its Canadian author to fame. Ahead of his appearance at the Dundee Literary Festival on June 9, Yann told Jack McKeown about his latest work, Beatrice and Virgil.


Psychics next target for author Neil Forsyth

June 7 2010

Broughty Ferry-born writer Neil Forsyth shot to fame with Other People's Money the extraordinary true tale of teenage fraudster Elliot Castro. Since then he's taken on internet scammers and penned a work of fiction exposing the tricks used by psychics. Ahead of his appearance at Dundee Literary Festival, Neil told Jack McKeown about fake psychics, jewel theft and Asia's worst prison.