Harlan Coben on his novel Six Years

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Thriller writer Harlan Coben's series about a gumshoe called Myron Bolitar won him legions of fans but it was stand-alone stories like Tell No One, adapted into an award winning French movie, and the six subsequently published adventures which all debuted at No1 on the New York Times bestseller lists, that have turned him into a household name across continents.

Harlan discusses his latest stand-alone novel Six Years in which a political science professor searching for his lost love, finds himself pitted against ruthless villains.

The London Book Fair is now in its 42nd year and continues to be one of the most important events in the book calendar. Twenty five thousand publishers, literary agents, authors and readers gathered in the capital to discuss issues from the future of self-publishing and emerging markets, to uncovering the next big thing and reshaping the publishing world.
Tom Tivnan the features editor at the Bookseller unearths the hot topics.

At the London Book Fair this year Turkish publishing was given prominence. Despite previous battles with the authorities over censorship, the country has seen an unprecedented 300% increase in book sales in the last decade and boasts a fast emerging younger readership. We explore this literary phenomenon and what it has to offer to readers in the UK.

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Producer: Andrea Kidd.

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BOOKLIST

Harlan Coben

 

Six Years – Harlan Coben

Publisher: Orion Books

 

Harlan Coben Myron Bolitar series: 7 books – Harlan Coben

Publisher: Orion Books

 

Turkish publishing

 

Kısa Ömürlü Açelyalar  – Müge İplikçi

Civan – Müge İplikçi

 

The Poet’s Novel – Murathan Mungan

Publisher: Metis Fiction

 

Har: An Apocalyptic Novel – Murat Uyurkulak

Publisher: Metis Fiction

 

Tol: A Revenge Novel – Murat Uyurkulak

Publisher: Metis Fiction

 

Hah – Birgül Oğuz

Publisher: Metis Fiction

 

Snapping Point – Aslı Biçen

Publisher: Metis Fiction 

 

Munir Ustun, president of the Association of Press and Publishing, Turkey also recommended the following authors:

 

Beyazit Akman

Oya Baydar

Nazan Bekiroğlu

Hakan Günday

Ayşe Kulin

Mario Levi

Murat Mentes

Ahmet Ümit

Tarık Tufan

 

Rodge Glass

 

Love Sex Travel Musik –  Rodge Glass

Publisher: Freight Books

 

Bring Me The Head of Ryan Giggs – Rodge Glass

Publisher: Tindal Street

 

 

 

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PresenterMariella Frostrup
ProducerAndrea Kidd

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