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Boy About Town: The Web Site

When Boy About Town was first published by Windmill Books/Random House, in lurid pink cover, in the summer of 2013, I was thrilled, and somewhat surprised, to receive all manner...
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Boy About Town Number 34: What Do I Get?

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published in paperback by Windmill Books, August 14. ‘What do I Get?’ was the Buzzcocks’ take on the Ramones’ chainsaw...
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James: La Petite Mort pour toujours

My favorite lyricist is indelibly associated with Manchester, though he doesn’t originally hail from there. His name is Tim Booth and time and time again, over the quarter century-plus that...
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Boy About Town Number 35: Life From A Window

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. There were ‘flight’ cases lined up against the far wall, and people watching the show...
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Boy About Town: Full Yellow Jacket

The full yellow jacket for Boy About Town, mass market edition. Published by Windmill Books in the UK, August 14, and in the US, October. Web site to follow....
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Heads Held High: The USA’s Triumphant World Cup

Early on the morning of June 21, 2002, just two hours after watching England lose 2-1 to Brazil in the Quarter-Finals of the World Cup, and on just about no...
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Boy About Town Number 36: Jamming

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. Once I got over the disappointing realisation that In the City had not been an...
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Alexei Lalas as he never dared imagine: defending against Brazil's Romario in the 1994 World Cup in the USA - on July 4, no less.

World Cup Allegiances: Why I Support The USA

It’s that time when every expat’s thoughts are presumed to turn to their home country. I’m talking about the World Cup Finals, and the notion that we are all birth...
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