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The highly acclaimed, delightfully entertaining Anthony Horowitz in an AMA with Paro Anand – about his children’s books, his adventures with Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, the estate of Agatha Christie, and the twists and turns in books like The Word is Murder, The Magpie Murders and the latest Moonflower Murders.
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Anthony Horowitz is one of the most prolific writers in the UK and is unique for working across so many genres. His many TV shows include Midsomer Murders, Collision, New Blood and the BAFTA-award winning Foyle’s War. As a novelist, his Alex Rider books have sold over 19 million copies and will soon be seen as a major eight-part TV series, produced by Eleventh Hour Films. His recent novel, The Sentence is Death, continues the adventures of ex-detective Daniel Hawthorne and has been published in paperback. His next novel, a sequel to the hugely successful Magpie Murders, comes out in August this year, Moonflower Murders.
Paro Anand is a Sahitya Award winner for children’s literature. Her much-acclaimed book, No Guns at my Son’s Funeral was on the IBBY Honor List. A children’s literature activist, she runs a program, Literature in Action through which she works with children, especially those in difficult circumstances. She was invited to speak at the Harvard India Conference, Harvard University, as well as forums in Sweden, Germany, France, Switzerland, Singapore, England, the USA among others. She runs a podcast called Literature in Action on Hubhopper.