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The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters’ Desert Island Movies

In November 2015 Sarah Waters was invited to choose her ten Desert Island Movies for an interview with Jo Botting at the Cinema Museum, London. Here, Sarah talks through the list she came up with. […]

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Tipping the Velvet – see the stage play now!

  The adaptation of Sarah Waters’ debut novel, Tipping the Velvet, has now opened at the Lyric Hammersmith! The play opened on the 19th September 2015 and runs to the 21st November 2015 and has been […]

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Discover Sarah Waters’ London

Sarah Waters is passionate about London and that passion shows in her novels, where London figures as strongly as her characters. The Paying Guests is set in 1922 in south London and features many local […]

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Sarah Waters, shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2015 with The Paying Guests. We are delighted to announce that The Paying Guests has been shortlisted for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. […]

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The Paying Guests wins the Independent Bookshop Week Award!

The Booksellers Association of UK and Ireland (The BA) today announced the winners for the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2015 (IBW Book Award), which is supported by independent bookshops across the country, and we […]

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The Paying Guests is out in paperback today!

Sarah Waters’ latest novel The Paying Guests is out today!   The Paying Guests is set in 1922, where in a hushed south London villa life is about to be transformed, as genteel widow Mrs […]

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Sarah Waters talks about The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters was interviewed by Canadian LGBT online magazine, Daily Xtra, during her recent visit to Canada. Watch a video of the interview here:  

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The US loves The Paying Guests!

  Following on from its success in the UK, The Paying Guests has now reached no. 12 on the New York Times bestseller list! In addition it has also been receiving some wonderful reviews over […]

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The Paying Guests debuts at number three on the Sunday Times bestseller list

The Paying Guests has debuted at no. 3 in the Sunday Times bestseller list this week – and continues to receive fabulous reviews since publication on August 28. Here are just a selection: ‘As in […]

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Sarah Waters – London event announced

Stylist Exclusive Event – Thursday 28th August     Stylist Book Club in association with Virago are delighted to present an evening with Sarah Waters, held in the Grand Ballroom at The Rosewood Hotel (http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/london). […]

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The Frozen Scream: A play co-written by Sarah Waters and Christopher Green

Based on the lost 1928 supernatural murder-mystery novel, The Frozen Scream tells the chilling tale of a group who find themselves stranded at an abandoned lodge in the depths of winter. Forced to entertain themselves, […]

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