Congratulations to Seamas O’Reilly for his shortlist nomination at the Irish Book Awards. If you enjoyed reading his memoir you can vote for it at:
Read The Guardian’s review of Shaun Ryder’s “candid, brilliant and bizarre” new book:
Thrilled to reveal the cover and date for Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?, a memoir of childhood in 90s Derry with a widowed dad, ten siblings, 800 films taped off the telly, and at least one relatively notable IRA bomb.
Nick Kent, who is as close as British music journalism ever came to producing a legend, finally stopped writing about rock in 2007. “There was really nothing around that sparked my imagination,” he tells me. “There was no mystery, and rock’n’roll needs mystery.”
Allen Lane will publish Paul Mason’s How to Stop Fascism, an “original and challenging history of fascism and guide to resisting it”, in spring 2021….