Category: Books

Edward St Aubyn Baffles Me

I’ve just read a long article in the New Yorker about English literary fiction writer Edward St Aubyn. The Yanks have so many great modern writers, I’m baffled as to why do they want...

Neuroscience, Memory and Art

Neuroscience frightens me. Thinking about the processes within the 3.5lb lumps of tofu that allow us to think about ourselves is to question the reality of our flickering self-awareness. It makes me feel vertiginous,...

Traditional Publishers Still Needed – So Must Change

Traditional Publishers Still Needed – So Must Change

Publishers are needed more than ever as the gate keepers to quality. Self-publishing is a dishonest exploitation of the vulnerable which will get worse until publishers develop a new business model.