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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

Melbourne Writers Festival

Very excited to have been asked to appear at the Melbourne Writers Festival. I’ll be reading on Saturday August 27 with Chris Flynn, Shu Hoong . . . → Read More: Melbourne Writers Festival


One thing I like reading is reviews. Good reviews, bad reviews, but mostly good. In fact only good. So here’s a good one.

I liked . . . → Read More: Review!



As I walk the London streets pulling my little trolley of copies of The Coffee Story by Peter Salmon (an Australian author now living . . . → Read More: Questions