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Into Creative: Interview with Tony Beesley

Tony Beesley is an established author who has written and published a number of books via his own independent book company Days Like Tomorrow, which he has run with his wife, Vanessa since 2009. Into Creative recently reviewed Ignore Alien Orders – On Parole With The Clash

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Into Books Review: Watch Him Die by Craig Robertson

Book: Watch Him Die Author: Craig Robertson Publisher: Simon and Schuster Watch Him Die is the latest chapter in Craig Robertson’s popular series of thrillers featuring Glasgow-based detective, Rachel Narey and right from the get go, it grabs one’s attention, rarely relinquishing its grip. A chance but

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Into Music: The Greatest Band You’ve Never Heard – Chapter 12

…………………………………………………………………… EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD The true story of the greatest band you’ve never heard …………………………………………………………………… Chapter 12 – The Wrath of Grapes To paraphrase Cole Porter, I love Glasgow in the springtime. Especially when it has that ‘summer’s come early’ sizzle. When I say

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Into Books Review: Funtime – William Ritchie

Book: Funtime Author: William Ritchie Publisher: Amazon Ian Dury once sang about Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll. In his debut novel, William Ritchie has not only covered these topics but has gone quite a bit further by incorporating gangsters, hookers, murder and a lot more besides. The

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Into Books Review: Shane MacGowan: Threescore

Book: Shane MacGowan: Threescore Author: Andrew Catlin Publisher: www.andrewcatlin.com I’m a huge fan of The Pogues and The Popes, two of the bands Shane MacGowan has been the enigmatic front man for. This book by photographer Andrew Catlin documents forty years of MacGowan’s career with sixty portraits, along with

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Into Books Review: Just A Shot Away – 1969 Revisited Part One

Book: Just A Shot Away: 1969 Revisited Part One Author: Kris Needs Publisher: New Haven Music journalist Kris Needs has written for pretty much any music magazine worth its salt for the past 40 plus years. His latest book, Just A Shot Away covers the first half of 1969

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Into Books Review: Ignore Alien Orders – On Parole With The Clash

Over at Into Creative towers our writers have been swotting up and reading through a plethora of reading material during the lockdown period. We told you about the excellent The Strange Book of Jacob Boyce – here and the thought-provoking Zoospeak – here. But listen up, as

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Into Books Review: Zoospeak by Gordon Meade & Jo-Anne McArthur

Book: Zoospeak Author: Gordon Meade and Jo-Anne McArthur Publisher: Enthusiastic Press When the poet Rainer Maria Rilke was working as a secretary to the sculptor Auguste Rodin, the two great men came up with a list of places in Paris which might inspire Rilke to write new

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Into Book Reviews: The Strange Book of Jacob Boyce by Tom Gillespie

Book: The Strange Book of Jacob Boyce Author: Tom Gillespie Publisher: Vine Leaves Press “The Strange Book of Jacob Boyce” is the first in a trilogy of books set in Scottish-born, Somerset-based author Tom Gillespie’s hometown and readers who like their thrillers dark and obsessive with a

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Into Music: The Greatest Band You’ve Never Heard – Chapter 11

…………………………………………………………………… EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD The true story of the greatest band you’ve never heard …………………………………………………………………… Chapter 11 – Barrowland or Bust Disregard the rubble near the foot of my bed. I’ll get to that in a minute. Following the Polydor debacle, we made a

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