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The Home, by Sarah Stovell – book review

Shocking, dark and difficult

20 January 2020 · Leave a comment

Stasi Winter, by David Young – book review

The most artificial of states up against natural hazards. Spoiler: hazards win

11 January 2020 · 2 Comments

A Dark Matter, by Doug Johnstone – book review

Good grief

7 January 2020 · 2 Comments

Top 10 of the decade

A cynical and lazy attempt to drive up viewing figures. Definitely worth your while reading

31 December 2019 · 2 Comments

Closely Watched Trains, by Bohumil Hrabal – book review

Silly, surreal, absurd and remarkably touching

30 December 2019 · Leave a comment

Left for Dead? by Lewis Goodall – book review #WhatsNext

Thematic. Apocalyptic. Analytic.

27 December 2019 · Leave a comment

Why we get the Wrong Politicians, by Isabel Hardman – book review #WhatsNext

Still painfully true

16 December 2019 · Leave a comment

Start again, by Philip Collins – book review

Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow

10 December 2019 · Leave a comment

Stasi Child, by David Young – book review

Sharply observed thriller

9 December 2019 · 4 Comments

WTF? by Robert Peston – book review

Compelling, convincing and somewhat sweary

28 November 2019 · 1 Comment