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Nostalgia is so now

Looking at the cover, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Stephen King’s forthcoming book, ‘Later’ came out in the late 50s. The vintage pulp style of illustration reeks of bad…
Tom Callaghan
August 12, 2020
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I haven’t actually read it yet

It seemed an innocuous habit at first, one my parents even encouraged. Harmless to begin with. The odd Puffin paperback here and there, and then later, Penguin Classics, before moving…
Tom Callaghan
August 9, 2020
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Time to get kinky?

The world of crime/ noir/ thriller books is, understandably, dominated by a few best-selling authors. You know, the ones whose covers stare out at you in every airport, promising distraction…
Tom Callaghan
August 6, 2020
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Hard at work

In reality, I normally spend my days on my private terrace overlooking Montego Bay, sipping a cold Red Stripe and enjoying exotic sushi. But I want you to believe that…
Tom Callaghan
August 5, 2020
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Judge a book by its cover

As you might expect from a novelist, I'm keenly interested in book cover design. Not least because the success or failure of a book cover has a direct impact on…
Tom Callaghan
August 3, 2020