YASMIN Alibhai-Brown doesn't feel English.
When Patrick Gale's mother went into a care home, he inherited a chest of drawers which he discovered was full of letters.
I'M taking part in an Aye Write!
ASK Jane Hawking about the happiest days of her long marriage to Stephen Hawking and she does not hesitate.
American author Elif Batuman tweeted recently: "Every day I wake consumed by rage because Wolf Hall isn't about wolves." She can keep channelling her anger elsewhere because Sarah Hall's new novel, The Wolf Border, is about wolves.
MARY Midgley has never been a philosopher who lived in an ivory tower.
Kirstin Innes is not used to this.