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The Words on Crime

Rosie Goldsmith investigates authenticity in fiction with five criminal masterminds well versed in the art of writing thrillers. The crime fiction genre used to be just that, fiction, and its authors mainly inventors; today the... Read More
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The Words on Sexism

In the first episode of The Words, we’re joined by three writers – Sarah Vaughan, Anne Helen Petersen and Laura Bates – whose recent books explore the pervasive culture of sexism in society. Sarah Vaughan... Read More

This month's guests

Chris Carter

Author of: Gallery of the Dead Chris Carter was born in Brasilia, Brazil where he spent his childhood and teenage years. After graduating from high school, he moved to the USA to study psychology with…

Louise Candlish

Author of: Our House  Louise Candlish was born in Hexham, Northumberland, and grew up in the Midlands town of Northampton. She studied English at University College London and lives in Herne Hill in South London…

Andrew Wilson

Author of: A Talent For Murder Andrew Wilson is the highly acclaimed author of biographies of Patricia Highsmith, Sylvia Plath and Alexander McQueen. His journalism has appeared in the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, the Observer,…

Craig Robertson

Author of: The Photographer A former journalist, Craig Robertson had a 20-year career with a Scottish Sunday newspaper before becoming a full-time author. He interviewed three Prime Ministers, reported on major stories including 9/11, Dunblane, the…

Lisa Cutts

Author of: Buried Secrets Lisa Cutts was born in Woolwich and lived in south east London for a number of years until moving towards the Kent countryside. She joined Kent Police in 1996. As a…