My top seven risk-taking novels, including Cloud Atlas, The Night Watch and Mrs Dalloway, for Read It Forward
Why am I so compelled to read fiction set in the places I am visiting? I discuss the joys and perils of literary tourism for LitHub.com
Where do ideas come from, and how does an author know which one to choose? I wrote about this for The Guardian.
My life as a migraine sufferer, dissected for British Vogue, March 2016.
How does an author research the locations in which his or her novel is set? I wrote about my own experience of this for the Richard and Judy Book Club.