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Shiny New Books

Shiny New Books is now updated more frequently, as the website posts reviews in smaller…

David Hewson: Sleep Baby Sleep

This is the fourth in David Hewson‘s series featuring Amsterdam-based detective Pieter Vos, and old…

Edward Petherbridge and Bloomsbury

Edward Petherbridge is probably best known now as the definitive Lord Peter Wimsey in the…

Neil Campbell: Sky Hooks

As a Mancunian, for me one of the immediate delights of this novel by Neil…

Shiny New Books 10

A new edition of Shiny New Books has hit the web, and there’s a review…

The Kronos Quartet at the RNCM

For over forty years now, the Kronos Quartet have been pushing the boundaries of what’s…

Brand New Orchestra

This review was originally written for North West End and is available here. The Brand…

Shiny New Books 9

The new edition of Shiny New Books is now available online, containing reviews of many…

Così Fan Tutte

The title of Mozart’s opera is one of the few that are never rendered into…

The New Iconocasts

My latest on Medium is here.