Recommended Reads August 2020

Dead Lions by Mick Herron Jackson Lamb and his far-from- merry band of secret service cast-offs return for a second outing in Dead Lions. When a former spook is found dead on a bus, Jackson Lamb investigates. Dead Lions, like its predecessor Slow Horses, is a splendidly wry labyrinthine thriller stuffed-full of dark comedy, sharpContinue reading “Recommended Reads August 2020”

Recommended Read: Frank Sidebottom-Out Of His Head by Mick Middles

The mind of Chris Sievey was clearly a treasure trove – indeed, a veritable Aladdin’s Cave – of bright and shiny ideas, many of which, thankfully, came to fruition. Most notably in the effervescent forms of The Freshies and Frank Sidebottom. The Freshies were a brilliantly eccentric power pop/ new wave band who cheekily surfedContinue reading “Recommended Read: Frank Sidebottom-Out Of His Head by Mick Middles”