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 to read this guy – as I will explain. Particularly as our idiotic Education Secretary has banned them all! Like their […]
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, like staring into the infinity of images you see when looking into a mirror that’s reflecting another mirror behind it. We
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.