Published on:

2nd May 2020

Clare Mackintosh speaks at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

A former British police officer, Clare Mackintosh is now a Sunday Times bestselling author.

Her debut novel I Let You Go was a Richard & Judy book club pick and won Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award in 2016. In 2017, it was announced that she had sold over one million copies worldwide.

Her second novel I See You reached number 1 in the Sunday Times original fiction list and was shortlisted for Crime and Thriller Book of the Year in the British Book Awards. Her latest novel Let Me Lie also became a number one Sunday Times bestseller and garnered a lot of praise from readers and other thriller writers.

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About the Podcast

Best of the EmiratesLitFest
Author interviews and sessions from the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, connecting readers with authors and books.

The Festival places home grown talent centre-stage and offers local book lovers the chance to interact with world famous authors, attend literary debates and workshops and participate in competitions. The Festival’s education programme gives thousands of students the chance to meet their literary heroes.

On this podcast you will find full session recordings from the Festival and festival author interviews with Emirates ICE.

The Festival is organised by the Emirates Literature Foundation, a non-profit NGO established to spread the love of literature.