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Author Interview Part 1: Jo Verity

Authors By December 15, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , 5 Comments

One of the books I’ve most enjoyed reading this year has been Left and Leaving by Jo Verity. It’s a great contemporary novel set in London, in a winter which mutes that hectic city, and is as much a story about the random connections we form as well as the more problematic relationship between a daughter and her widowed father. It’s…


The dark side of Twitter Towers

Authors, Book reviews, Books By July 26, 2013 Tags: , , , , 16 Comments

One of the most popular blog posts I’ve written to date was a post I wrote in 2010 asking Does Twitter sell books?  I posted a picture of my Twitter Towers (all the books I’d heard about through the social networking site) and categorised them, and generally thought that Twitter was pretty good at selling books. To me, at any rate!…


Gone camping!

Events By May 27, 2011 Tags: , , , , 9 Comments

Squizzey and I are off to spend the weekend at the Hay Festival in Hay-on-Wye. As you can see, the little rascal is all ready in his festival gear and shades, chilling in his hammock in the sun.

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