THE JUMP On Tour

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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

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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

illustration by Dom McKenzie

illustration by Dom McKenzie

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 doesn’t really do it justice, to be honest.

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

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illustration by Dom McKenzie

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!

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

Dx

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I’d love to do an acoustic covers set

I’d love to do an acoustic covers set of songs by Wilco, Sparklehorse, The Weakerthans, Low, Eels. Thing is, would anyone want to watch it? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?

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My Review of Without the Moon by Cathi Unsworth in Independent on Sunday

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Here‘s my review in the Independent on Sunday of the rather excellent new novel by Cathi Unsworth, a period noir set in wartime London.

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