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The VINTAGE Podcast is a fortnightly books podcast, released every other Sunday. Author interviews, book news and discussions on subjects ranging from literary fiction to graphic novels, cookery to crime fiction, history and travel to biography and poetry. It comes from the publishers of Jo Nesbo, Nigella Lawson, Irvine Welsh, Haruki Murakami, Ian McEwan, Joe Sacco, Anne Enright, Mark Haddon and more. #VINTAGEPodcast

Podcast Special: Julian Barnes and Suzanne Dean

Author Julian Barnes and Vintage Creative Director Suzanne Dean have been working together for 20 years. To mark the publication of their latest collaboration, the new novel The Noise of Time, Alex Clark spoke to them both in the Vintage Podcast studio about how a book design comes together, what makes a cover iconic and why neither will let the other retire. See some of the covers in this feature article:

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Julian Barnes – The Noise of Time

In May 1937 a man in his early thirties waits by the lift of a Leningrad apartment block. He waits all through the night, expecting to be taken away to the Big House. Any celebrity he has known in the previous decade is no use to him now. And few who are taken to the Big House ever return.

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