Monthly Archives: June 2012

‘They said Tammy, stand by the JAMMs.’

Friday tune time. Woke up with this in my head for some reason. Awesome. Advertisements

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Shortest review ever!

Got the shortest review ever in The Evening Standard the other day. It is here. If you can’t be arsed clicking, it’s basically a one-paragraph summary of the first three chapters, then this: “Fast and exciting.” Thanks, William Leith, it … Continue reading

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Books I reviewed in May (and some I didn’t)

I know, I know, we’re past halfway into June, but fuck it, I’ve been busy, right? Anyway, May was a cracking month, with loads of fantastic books read and reviewed. I reviewed for the Indy on Sunday, Scotland on Sunday, … Continue reading

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I’m on the radio in a wee bit, apparently

Fiction Uncovered have a pop-up radio station thingy happening the next few days. You can listen in here, or at 87.9 FM if you’re in central London. Looks like there’s an interview avec moi at 11am this morning, followed by … Continue reading

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The Coolest Thing Ever To Come Out Of Belgium

Friday tune – ‘Instant Street’ by Deus. The coolest thing ever to come out of Belgium. Fast forward to 3mins 40 secs to hear the best riff of all time. Enjoy!

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Breaking into Crime Writing, Today

Aye so, quick shout out for an event I’m doing this evening in Waterstones Argyle Street, Glasgow, at 7pm. Details are here. It’s about ‘Breaking into Crime Writing’, apparently, and is part of Waterstone’s week-long Crime in the City thingy. … Continue reading

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Friday tune: Holy Fuck, ‘Lovely Allen’

Four humans in a room creating a little piece of magic, that’s the stuff:

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