Saturday, 28 June 2008

What's wrong with book publishing?

I made my debut on the Guardian books blog yesterday with a piece about Daniel Davies' excellent debut novel The Isle of Dogs. The article looked at how such a great piece of work has managed to get so little coverage and compared the problems publishing is going through now with what magazines went through seven or eight years ago. You can read it here.

Sunday, 22 June 2008

Iron Maiden's Going To Get You

My account of Iron Maiden's North American tour ran in yesterday's Guardian Guide as the cover story. Pictured are two absolute legends who were at the Seattle gig and still had the banner they made when they saw the band 20 years ago. Pretty neat handiwork.

Read the piece here