Mark Watson is the acclaimed author of four novels, most recently Eleven and The Knot, which have been published in twelve languages. He is also a stand-up comedian and has won numerous awards in Britain and Australia. He regularly appears on TV, has had his own cult Radio 4 series and been named the Edinburgh Fringe Festival's highest achiever of the decade by The Times, having performed a series of legendary 24-hour shows. He has a home in north London, but mostly lives in hotels.
Whether you're reading on a far-flung beach or in your own back garden, you can still be transported somewhere exciting with this summer's best new books, from the likes of Jessie Burton, Mark Watson and Judy Blume.
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@RossMidd It's unfortunately me (or fortunately, depending on what you want).
by @watsoncomedian - 12 hours ago
@MagnificentJosh Guilty as charged.
by @watsoncomedian - 16 hours ago
@SirRickAndrews Thank you very much for coming.
@LoveMyLifeMe Thank you for coming! Head just about still together.
Bad ideas show tonight is ME not @howardread thanks to diary fuckup by someone (me, Mark Watson). Howard on next week, details later. SORRY.
by @watsoncomedian - yesterday
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