Synopses & Reviews
An anthology made up of 6,000 word monologues by a variety of high-profile authors ranging from Helen Fielding and Robert Harris to Roddy Doyle and Irvine Welsh. The format is comparable to Alan Bennett's "Talking Heads", and $1 from every book goes to the TreeHouse Trust, a charity for autistic children. Nick Hornby, whose son is autistic, also provides the introduction to the collection.
Twelve of the most successful and popular writers of today - including Helen Fielding, Robert Harris, Zadie Smith, Patrick Marber and Irvine Welsh - have written 6000-word fictional monologues along the lines of Alan Bennett's "Talking Heads".