Book Reviews

Into Books Review: There’s Only One Danny Garvey by David F Ross

Book: There’s Only One Danny Garvey Author: David F Ross Publisher: Orenda Books There’s Only One Danny Garvey by David F. Ross There once was a time, at the death rattle of Thatcherism’s first wave and just before the start of Blair’s Neo-Liberal grift, when football didn’t

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Into Books Review: Glass Work Humans – Stories and Poems

Book: Glass Work Humans – Stories and Poems from… Authors: Paul Cowan, Tom Gillespie and John McKenzie. Publisher: Valley Press Esteemed American author William Faulkner once claimed, modestly, that he was a failed poet. ‘Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can’t and then

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Into Books Review: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Book: Shuggie Bain Author: Douglas Stuart Publisher: Picador, 2020 Douglas Stuart’s Booker prizewinning debut novel, Shuggie Bain, set in 1980s Thatcher-ravaged Glasgow and surrounds, is a tragic portrayal of growing up in government-imposed poverty that is capable of arousing both visceral anger and human warmth at the

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EXCLUSIVE Cover Reveal: There’s Only One Danny Garvey by David F. Ross

Book: There’s Only One Danny Garvey Author: David F. Ross Publisher: Orenda Books Into Creative are VERY excited indeed to host the cover reveal of David F. Ross’s latest work, There’s Only One Danny Garvey. The book, published by Orenda Books, will be released on 21st January

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Into Books Review: 16 Years: Gigs In Scotland 1974-1990

Book: 16 Years: Gigs In Scotland 1974-1990 Author: Chris Brickley 16 Years: Gigs In Scotland 1974-1990 is a new book pulled together by Chris Brickley covering the live music scene in Scotland during the period 1974 through to 1990. The book runs to over 550 pages and includes 2,000 photographs

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Into Book Reviews: The Flame by Leonard Cohen

Book: The Flame Author: Leonard Cohen Publisher: Canongate A problem with being seductive is that you are likely to be indulged. Nice problem to have! But for the serious writer – the kind who writes for God, or the Muse, or even posterity – indulgence is the

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

Book: Just A Shot Away: 1969 Revisited Part Two Author: Kris Needs Publisher: New Haven Just A Shot Away is a teenage memoir written by renowned music journalist Kris Needs and covers the year 1969, split into two separate books, covering January to June and July to December. Into

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Into Book Reviews: The Light Acknowledgers & Other Poems by Gerry Cambridge

Book: The Light Acknowledgers & Other Poems Author: Gerry Cambridge Publisher: Happenstance Press The Light Acknowledgers owes its existence to two good and faithful servants of poetry: principally its author, Gerry Cambridge, but also the Fife-based publisher, Helena Nelson. Cambridge is the founder and co-editor of the

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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 Books Review: A Marvelous Life – The Amazing Story of Stan Lee

Book: A Marvelous Life – The Amazing Story of Stan Lee Author: Danny Fingeroth Publisher: Simon & Schuster People might know ten film directors or novelists. Maybe even ten painters. But comic book creators? One: Stan Lee Since the 1960’s, few artists have bestrode pop culture like

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