August Round-Up – The Books I Read In August 2015

In August I read eight books – seven fiction and one non-fiction: The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney (John Murray) – perhaps my favourite of all the books I read this month, a brilliant, gritty debut. A murder with an unlikely culprit has consequences for a group of flawed characters making up an Irish ‘underworld’. … Continue reading August Round-Up – The Books I Read In August 2015

Francis Plug, How To Be A Public Author by Paul Ewen

I wasn’t familiar with Francis Plug, the troubled comic creation of Paul Ewen, until I came across an amusing board in my local Waterstones set up in his honour. ‘The funniest book you will read this summer...’ it read along with a quite unusual guarantee.... Picture courtesy of @WaterstonesNG twitter feed Fortunately, after finishing reading … Continue reading Francis Plug, How To Be A Public Author by Paul Ewen