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Ever since Oedipus instigated the search for the murderer of Thebes’ previous King we have been drawn to stories of crime detection. Today there are so many sub-genres – detective fiction, the whodunnit, the forensic thriller, the legal thriller, the … Continue reading

The Department of Security & Crime Science

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What? I hear you say. Is this Kafka or Orwell? It isn’t fiction, but I’m not surprised at such a reaction, because University College London’s Department for Security & Crime Science is one of the first of its kind in … Continue reading

It’s World Book Day 2018… why am I uneasy?

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Tomorrow (1st March) is World Book Day 2018 UK and there are WBD events happening all over the UK and Eire, (though not, necessarily, over the rest of the world, because different countries celebrate the Day on different days). Nonetheless … Continue reading

The Countdown Begins

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There are seventy-seven days until the 2018 Clapham Book Festival and we’re getting ready to start our publicity and promotion. This year we have, we think, really got something for everyone, as we bring acclaimed novelists, biographers and poets to … Continue reading