• In the Country of Men

    In the Country of Men

    Thank you to Rebecca Nicolson for recommending Hisham Matar. I have just finished his first novel, In the Country of Men.   It is such a painful, honest, compelling story of a boy growing up under Gaddafi aka Muammar el-Qaddafi […]

  • Reviews of Chocolate Cake with Hitler

    Click here to see reviews: http://emmacraigie.co.uk/EmmaCraigie/Reviews1.html

  • Grace Williams Says it Loud

    Grace Williams Says it Loud

    I’ve just read Emma Henderson’s wonderful first novel and joined a Somerset book club who were being filmed discussing the book for the Channel 4 Book Club.  The programme goes out on 14 August, and can be seen on 4 […]

  • Events 2011

      December 5th – Castle Cary Book Group October 16th – Wells Literary Festival, 10 am, Bishops Palace, talk on Children and War.  12.30 – 2, Literary Lunch. September 20th – Clapham Waterstones talk at 7pm.  Part of the SW11 […]

  • Chocolate Cake Talk in Streatham

    Chocolate Cake Talk in Streatham

    It was a wonderful evening for the audience with author Emma Craigie. Through the back doors of a busy Streatham pub we were greeted by the scintillating hostess Lisa Watson;and ushered into a cozy little haven transformed perfectly for the […]

  • Bare, ruined choirs where late the sweet birds sang.

    A short tour of North Yorkshire

    Big thanks to Anne Wicks of the lovely Castle Hill Bookshop in Richmond,  http://www.castlehillbookshop.co.uk/   for organizing a wonderful book group event this weekend.   I was talking with Julia Stagg http://www.jstagg.com/ whose new book L’Auberge is a novel based on her […]

  • Lovely Clapham Waterstones have put Chocolate Cake with Hitler first in their recommended young adult books!

    Waterstones Clapham

  • Hello this is my first post

    Hello this is my first post