Novelist, poet, dramatist and sometime publisher, John Harvey has been a professional writer for some forty years. The first of his Charlie Resnick series, Lonely Hearts, was named by The Times as one of the 100 most notable crime novels of the last century, and in 2007 he was the recipient of the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for Sustained Excellence in Crime Writing. He has been awarded Honorary Doctorates by the Universities of both Nottingham and Hertfordshire.
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It’s difficult, visiting the current exhibition of Anselm Kiefer’s work at the White Cube, Bermondsey, not to be overwhelmed. It’s not just that the individual pieces – sculptures, paintings, assemblages, vitrines – are, in themselves, large and powerful (the power to some extent deriving from their size) it’s the way in which Walhalla takes over the gallery […]
Still zinging a little from the variety and brilliance of the Rauschenberg show at Tate Modern and planning a quick return (or two), I just came across a reproduction of Rebus, one of his early combines, made from attaching objects to a painted surface, often ‘stuff’ he found laying around his studio in Lower Manhattan. This particular piece […]
So, these tracks are the ones that bounced up into the headphones, accompanying me on my Heathside stroll … Girl From the North Country : Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash Time After Time : Miles Davis Kathy’s Song : Paul Simon Line Up : Lennie Tristano Standing at the Crossroads : Johnny Shines Carolina Shout: […]