Tuesday, November 01, 2005

A pandemonium...

November's here...

In addition to answering questions on Anansi Boys over at The Well's, I'm now also doing my bit over at the Barnes and Noble University -- go to , where an online ANANSI BOYS book club seems to be happening. (It runs all this month.)

We're also practically ready to relaunch this website ( for those reading this through a feed) (actually it's been almost ready for a month, but I didn't want to change over while I was on tour, and we wanted to get most of the bugs out first). I'll be having a conference call with webmistress Kelly Jones tomorrow, and then I'll let you know what the countdown is.

The signing and reading in Manchester on Thursday the 10th of November will now be at the Dancehouse Theatre,10 Oxford Rd. Manchester with a start time of 7.30pm (half an hour later to allow everyone to get there). (Tickets from


The National Theatre of Scotland has announced its opening season.

We learn from the Scotsman that Vicky Featherstone, the NTS artistic director and chief executive, has already lined up a major United States tour for a production she will personally direct, The Wolves in the Walls. Taken from the children's graphic novel, it is called a "musical pandemonium" for all the family

(Vicky's also written a lovely piece in the Guardian about her philosophy and vision for the NTS.)