Monthly Archives: July 2015

My review of Lucky Alan by Jonathan Lethem

I reviewed Jonathan Lethem’s new story collection, Lucky Alan, for the Independent on Sunday. In summary, I didn’t like it.

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800 People Disagreeing With Each Other

Just spotted that Gone Again has exactly 800 reviews over on Amazon. Thanks to everyone who took the time to write something, even the miserable bastards who hated it. Onwards!

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THE JUMP On Tour

The Jump, published on 6th August, is going on a little jaunt around the blogosphere. Details in the pic. Enjoy! Dx

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A Writer With Balls

Putting this in your story takes some balls. This is near the end of the novella ‘Banishment’, in David Gates’ new collection, A Hand Reached Down To Guide Me, published¬†in August by Serpent’s Tail. ¬†Love it.

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The Cartel by Don Winslow – Simply Astonishing

Here’s my review of The Cartel by Don Winslow in The Big Issue magazine. Taken together with its predecessor, The Power of the Dog, it’s one of the most impressive literary achievements I’ve ever read. Simply astonishing stuff. My review … Continue reading

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My Big Issue reviews of Non-fiction by Suzanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Witt

Here are my Big Issue reviews of cracking non-fiction by Suzanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Witt books, about health and music respectively.

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THE DEAD BEAT is Kobo Daily Deal Today!

The Dead Beat is Kobo’s Daily Deal today. I Love Kobo. Dx

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