Thirty years ago I was dispatched by a children’s books magazine to interview Russell Hoban. The afternoon I spent with him talking about books, writing and life – the interview was supposed to last an hour, and I stayed for six – has remained with me ever since. It was an experience of surpassing strangeness, and one which left me changed. Just like reading one of his books, in fact.
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(We will be releasing Hoban’s Turtle Diary next year.)