William Sutcliffe

William Sutcliffe was born in London in 1971. He is the author of five previous novels: the international bestseller Are You Experienced?; The Love Hexagon; New Boy; Bad Influence and, most recently, Whatever Makes You Happy. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages. He lives in Edinburgh
The Fab Four: Tracy Chevalier, Jeremy Gavron, Charlotte Mendelson & William Sutcliffe
In September 2003 the Jewish Chronicle published its list of the “Fine Nine” most talented young Jewish authors in Britain today. In this session, four of these sparkling new voices came together with Natasha Lehrer, Deputy Editor of the Jewish Quarterly, to talk about their writing, Jewish humour and their feelings on receiving this cultural accolade. They all showed some interesting touching points. Al...
Mamma Mia! or The Joys of Family!
This was a hilarious session on parents and children, fiction that reads like real life and true stories so incredible they read like fiction. Be among the first to hear excerpts from Olivia Lichtenstein’s soon to be published new novel, Naked Yoga. We found out what happened when William Sutcliffe’s three fictional mothers, all dreaming of becoming grandmothers, descend on their 30-something sons. And discovered what it means to be brought up by parents obsessed with celebrity like Cosmo...
William Sutcliffe The Wall
Inspired by a visit to Palestine The Wall is a story of a unnamed divided city, where a boy strays on to the wrong side of the wall to find his life changed forever. Modelling the story on George Orwell’s Animal Farm and playing with both mundane and fantasy worlds, William Sutcliffe has written a political fable that powerfully evokes life on the West Bank. The Wall is an enthralling and controversial story about the devastating effect of occupation and segregation on ordinary l...