Claire speaks about Samuel Pepys as part of 32 Londoners, a series of talks in spring 2014 that took place on the London Eye, in association with Antique Beat and A Curious Invitation.
A conversation with Claire and her editor, Tony Lacey, from The Penguin Podcast.
Eleanor Wachtel of CBC Books interviews Claire about her bestselling biography of Dickens.
James Naughtie of BBC Bookclub speaks to Claire's about her biography of Thomas Hardy.
Profiles and Reviews
Rachel Cooke's profile of Claire in celebration of the bicentenary of Dickens's birth.
Boyd Tonkin reviews Charles Dickens: A Life for The Independent, stating that "as a biographer, Tomalin remains (as her subject called himself ) 'inimitable.'"
William Boyd reviews Claire's biography of Dickens for The Guardian, calling it "a superb biography of a great writer."
Thomas Mallon reviews Thomas Hardy: The Time-Torn Man for The New York Times, writing, "Tomalin comes through, recounting Hardy’s life with the amiable authority of a 19th-century novelist, unafraid of gentle, but firm, pronouncements."