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Proof of Pudding

What discerning judges have said about The Coffee Story

'It's been a while since I read a first novel that felt as universally accomplished as Peter Salmon's The Coffee Story' - Toby Litt

'I was constantly intoxicated by a sense of desire & loss' - Jake Arnott

'Wild and raucous... an extraordinarily accomplished debut' - Niall Griffiths

'Reminiscent of Phillip Roth's Everyman. But it's much, much funnier' - Sydney Morning Herald

'An exceptional debut' - Martyn Bedford

Hard Sell

Wheels of Cheese #55 – Karl Jenkins, The Peacemakers


This is dreadful.

I did try to listen to this work with an open mind – there is no reason that populist classical music . . . → Read More: Wheels of Cheese #55 – Karl Jenkins, The Peacemakers

Simone Weil and the Iliad

My new article looking at the work of Simone Weil in relation to Homer’s Iliad is now online at the Sydney Review of Books. Go . . . → Read More: Simone Weil and the Iliad

Vale E L Doctorow

Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at . . . → Read More: Vale E L Doctorow