Irvine Welsh ~ Skagboys

just finished reading Irvine Welsh’s latest, SKAGBOYS, an epic prequel to TRAINSPOTTING, a lush, insightful, hilarious ricercare of intermingled chapter-voices following Everybody’s Favourite Heroin Addicts, Mark Renton, Sick Boy, Spud, the violence-addicted Francis Begbie and a few others from the endless cast of Maggie’s Millions in the early 80’s. i’ve read everything published by Irvine …

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Lucius Shepard ~ The Ends of the Earth

just finished reading (the last of a 2000+pp Lucius Shepard binge, even though his latest compilation THE DRAGON GRIAULE, just arrived today, as well as a penny paperback of his first novel, GREEN EYES) the incredible 14-story collection, THE ENDS OF THE EARTH. man has quite the imagination. trust me. — with Lucius Shepard.

Lucius Shepard ~ Eternity and Other Stories

Just finished reading Lucius Shepard’s incredible short story collection, Eternity and Other stories, which, notwithstanding the fact that I’d already read some of them (Only Partly Here, Hands Up, Who Wants to Die, and Jailwise have appeared in other collections; R&R served as the opening chapter of his brilliant Life During Wartime) I found myself …

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Lucius Shepard ~ Life During Wartime

Just finished reading an amazing novel by Lucius Shepard, Life During Wartime, in which military action in Guatamala is a mere scrim for the real psi-ops struggle. Brilliant — with Lucius Shepard.

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