Ten minutes with… is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they’re reading right now and what’s getting them through these difficult times.
Today Jonathan gets to spend talking to one of New Zealand’s finest writers, Elizabeth Knox, who joins the conversation from Wellington (home of the 2020 WorldCon) to talk about living, working and writing during the pandemic, the joys to be found in reading absolutely everything by Diana Wynne Jones and Patrick O’Brian, her new novel The Absolute Book (due in the US in 2021 in a revised edition), and much more.
Books mentioned include:
- The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox
- Nothing to See by Pip Adam
- The Sudden Appearance of Hope by Claire North
- The Little Virtues by Natalia Ginzburg