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Waterstones Book Club, Book of the Week is…

… John Lawton’s A Lily of the Field.  Not sure until when so come on, chop, chop!

June 25, 2012

Further John Lawton News: A Lily of the Field – UK Publication

I wrote about this novel in August last year as Amazon in the UK was not accurate with its entry for the latest Troy story from John Lawton.  Now much … Continue reading

April 4, 2011

Topping Books in Bath: Crimetime, crime fiction reading group

  Topping & Co, Booksellers of Bath and Ely are starting 'Crimetime', a crime fiction reading group on Thursday, 3 March at 18:30.  The series kicks off with Sam Hawken's … Continue reading

February 22, 2011 · 4 Comments

Harrogate: Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival Weekend 2010

And so it came to pass that my favourite crime fiction event of the year took place towards the end of July.  Sadly, this year proved to be only a … Continue reading

August 11, 2010 · 6 Comments

Borders Books in the UK – troubled times

Sadly, before the day is out I suspect we will learn that Borders in the UK is in administration.  It has been no secret that the group has been for sale … Continue reading

November 24, 2009 · 1 Comment

Latest on The Bookseller Awards & the British Book Industry…

… here.

September 18, 2009 · 1 Comment

Grumpy woman on Amazon’s service – forget the “prime” hype…

Just when Amazon decides to market their "Prime" service in the UK, a questionable proposal to this reader and occasional customer, they disappoint and frustrate me with a current delivery. … Continue reading

November 11, 2007 · 3 Comments