11 November 2011 0 Comments

MOZART’S LAST ARIA reading guide

My excellent US publisher HarperCollins features a Reading Guide to my new novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA. It includes topics for discussion by book groups, but also might be interesting for individual readers who’re considering what they think of the book. You can also browse inside the book at the Harper site, if you’re wondering whether […]

31 October 2011 0 Comments

Me, Mozart and the intifada

If there had never been a Palestinian intifada, I might never have written my novel about the death of Mozart, MOZART’S LAST ARIA, which is published Nov. 1 in the US by HarperCollins. Of course, 4,000 people would also be alive who are now dead. In the course of writing about that destruction between 2000 […]

22 July 2010 3 Comments

Signing up

A book takes a long time to write, and then it takes a while to sell. And another while to sell in another country, and another after that. So a writer’s smile spreads across time. My long-term grin widened this weekend, when I signed with my UK publisher for my next two books. Not only […]