Review of ‘Wisdom of Fools’, collection of short stories by Phil Harvey

**Originally written for “BigAl’s Books and Pals” book blog. May have received a free review copy.**   Of this collection of eight stories by Phil Harvey six of them are contemporary, two are science fictionish. Phil Harvey has other important career strands alongside his fiction writing. He is the author of non-fiction books about contraception,Continue reading “Review of ‘Wisdom of Fools’, collection of short stories by Phil Harvey”

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Review of ‘The Damascus Cover’ by Howard Kaplan

**Originally written for “BigAl’s Books and Pals” book blog. May have received a free review copy.** In the new introduction to this edition the author tells us that in its first incarnation, in 1977, this novel sat in the lower reaches of the Los Angeles Times best seller list for 10 weeks. This reissue, self-publishedContinue reading “Review of ‘The Damascus Cover’ by Howard Kaplan”

Sound, Vision, Inspiration: How the music of David Bowie became a soundtrack to life by Alex Storer

This is an interesting monograph about the late, greatly lamented David Bowie – with a kick ass cover image of Bowie on stage during the Outside tour – which quickly has the reader considering their own favourite Bowie music as well as, perhaps, considering which musicians provide the soundtrack to their own lives. I foundContinue reading “Sound, Vision, Inspiration: How the music of David Bowie became a soundtrack to life by Alex Storer”