BookD welcomes Tony Parsons to the studio where we talk about his new book, Catching the Sun. Tony Parsons is a British journalist broadcaster and author. He began his career as a music journalist on the NME, writing about punk music. Later, he wrote for The Daily Telegraph, before going on to write his current column for the Daily Mirror. Parsons was for a time a regular guest on the BBC Two arts review programme The Late Show, and still appears infrequently on the successor News Night Review. He is the author of the multi-million selling novel Man and Boy (1999).
Parsons had written a number of novels including The Kids (1976), Platinum Logic (1981) and Limelight Blues (1983), before he found mainstream success by focussing on the tribulations of 30-something men. Parsons has since published a series of best-selling novels - One for My Baby (2001), Man and Wife (2003), The Family Way (2004), Stories We Could Tell (2006), My Favourite Wife (2007), Starting Over (2009) and Men from the Boys (2010). His novels typically deal with relationship problems, emotional dramas, and the traumas of men and women in our time.
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