Chris Meade on Pippi Longstocking – Astrid Lindgren

"I also have a daughter, who has long, red hair. She identified hugely with Pippi, who, I think, is the best possible role-model that you could have." Chris Meade, 55, writer & director of ifbook, London.

Jonas Jonasson on his book The Centenarian Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared

“It is a feel-good book. And my experience is that people do prefer to feel good. It is a slightly intelligent, very humoristic book.” Jonas Jonasson, full-time father, part-time writer, 50 years old, Gotland, Sweden.