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Failure to launch?

To Daunt’s in Marylebone, last night, where former pretty-boy and nightclub bouncer (and Amorist ‘Fiascos’ columnist) Anthony McGowan launched his latest literary venture, The Art of Failing. Subtitled Notes from the Underdog, the book chronicles a year in the life of West Hampstead’s shambolic would-be flâneur, by way of library mishaps, bad packed lunches, and [...]

23.10.12 – UPDATE (1)

1645 Pick up Derek Walcott’s Selected Poems in bookshop. p197 ‘the madman who tore Achille’s undershirt from one shoulder also tore at his heart.’ – FROM Omeros (1990)