Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

If you loved Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt, then prepare yourself for Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart. Douglas Stuart's mastery of tempo, tone and detailed description produces physical reactions whilst reading. There are many stories about poverty and alcoholism. Families on any given street in any given country and from all walks of life could …

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Zines are back!

When DIY reigned Back in the late seventies and into the eighties there existed the gritty, garage style, grass roots fanzine. A declaration and repository of the decades Zeitgeist. This cult wonder would once again reemerge, with the Riot grrrl scene, in the nineties (as the next wave of feminists and activists found their voices) …

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