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Top Ten Books of the Year

Ho ho ho, etc. Here are my favourite books of 2014. I haven’t written too much about them here, as the book covers below link to my reviews that either appeared in The Independent on Sunday or The Big Issue … Continue reading

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My review of Laura Lippman’s After I’m Gone

Another cracker from Laura Lippman. Here’s my review of After I’m Gone (Faber) in the Independent on Sunday. A gently subversive and astutely observed novel.

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Tomorrow, Edinburgh, me and Laura Lippman!

I’m super-mega-ultra excited to be doing a turn at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Thursday 15th August, 6.45pm with the amazing Laura Lippman. Our latest books have a fair bit in common, so should be a good ‘un.¬†Event details … Continue reading

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Edinburgh is go!

The totally excellent Edinburgh International Book Festival just launched its thirtieth programme this morning. I couldn’t go to the launch, had to go to my daughter’s primary one induction. That’s me all over – writer? Dad? Juggle, juggle. La-dee-da. Aaaanyway, … Continue reading

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Faber & Faber, how come you are so good?*

This is going to sound like total brown-nosing (ass-kissing to my American friends), but most of my favourite books of this year so far have been published by Faber & Faber. My publisher. Seriously, here’s a list of fantastic novels: … Continue reading

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Culture I consumed in March, a bit late

Ach, bit late with this, sorry. Been a busy little motherfucker, though, you know, writing books, looking after the kids, going on holiday to a warm country, shit like that. Soooo, anyway, below is a list of what I consumed … Continue reading

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