Author Archives: Niall
His Dark Materials fans who visit Oxford’s Botanic Garden can now enjoy an audio guide from author Phillip Pullman. The Garden has special importance to fans of the series due its role in the heartbreaking conclusion of The Amber Spyglass. … Continue reading
Penguin Classics has confirmed that they will be publishing Pullman’s take on the Grimm fairy tales on the 6th of September this year, with the title Grimm Tales: For Young and Old. A year ago, BTTS exclusively revealed that Philip Pullman’s was … Continue reading
Phillip Pullman has again voiced his opposition to library closures, this time in a brief column in the Daily Mirror. Pullman’s championing of the role that libraries play in introducing children to reading is again the core of his argument, … Continue reading
In light of the recent debate started by Jonathan Franzen’s critique of E-books, Phillip Pullman has commented on his unease with the burgeoning technology. Echoing the core of Franzen’s argument, Pullman is particularly concerned with E-book readers’ reliance on external … Continue reading
Phillip Pullman has added his voice to growing concerns amongst authors that proposed changes to educational copyright will have a significantly detrimental effect on the income of many writers. Pullman commented on the proposals: “While I agree that schools and … Continue reading
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