Thursday 18 March 2010


Sorry not to give much warning that I was bringing the signed Solar competition to an end, but it's been a few days and I think everyone's entered who is going to be entered - and I am pleased to say (using a random number generator, since Patch is asleep) that a signed copy of Ian McEwan's latest novel will be on its way to...

Claire from Paperback Reader!

Well done Claire - could you email me your address, and I'll forward it to the company?

And the runners-up who win Solar T-shirts are...

AmbireBooks and A Bookish Space!

I will have to check that it's ok to send T-shirts internationally, so fingers crossed I haven't got your hopes up... please email me your address, and let me know whether you want size 'small' or 'large' (not Aristoleans obviously, no happy mean!)

In McEwan news, I got an email today telling me about this event, for those oop North:

Ian McEwan in conversation with Sam Leith

Monday 22nd March at 6.30pm

Royal Northern College of Music , 124 Oxford Road , Manchester M13 9RD

Tickets £7 available from the Box Office 0161 907 5555

supported by Waterstone's, 91 Deansgate


  1. Thanks for hosting the giveaway - I am very proud to have won the t-shirt. I will send an email with my address :)

  2. I went to see Ian McEwan last night so if anyone can go I really recommend that they do!

  3. Many thanks, Simon! I'm home in Glasgow for long weekend and just received your email and replied directly.


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