Ruth Hogan's debut novel, 'The Keeper of Lost Things', was one of the bestselling books of 2017.
Speaking at the Guernsey Literary Festival, she tells us about her new novel 'The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes', the popular genre of Up Lit and why her books fit into it, and how a spell of ill health changed her life and got her writing.
Desmond Bagley was one of the most prominent thriller writers of the 1960s and 70s. He also had a strong connection to Guernsey, settling in the island towards the end of his life.
Ahead of his appearance at the Guernsey Literary Festival, literary researcher Philip Eastwood talks about the impact Bagley's work has had on his own life, and why he's so keen to keep bringing his novels to new audiences.