A Light That Never Goes Out

Andy Rourke on A Light That Never Goes Out

On Monday, December 17, I appeared on former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke’s show on East Village Radio. It’s the first time I’ve been interviewed by someone I interviewed as a...
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A Light That Never Goes Out keeps going strong…

I am thoroughly enjoying the promotional trail for A Light That Never Goes Out, in large part because I’ve been blessed by some excellent and opportunities and some wonderful companionship. On...
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Sound Check. Radio Check. Reading Check.

I was truly honored to be featured on WNYC’s Soundcheck show this week. Host John Schaeffer is one of those people who just seems to know everything about all kinds...
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Robert Burke Warren and Grasshopper play the Smiths

My book event with the Golden Notebook in Woodstock this past weekend (held at Oriole 9 on Tinker Street) was greatly enhanced by the appearance of my friends Robert Burke...
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A Light Never Goes Out In Brooklyn

Last Thursday saw the first American ‘event’ for A Light That Never Goes Out, hosted by Book Court in Brooklyn, with fellow author Rob Sheffield hosting a conversation with me...
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The Smiths: Best Band Ever? (Better than the Beatles?)

Of all the many reviews that have been written about my Smiths biography A Light That Never Goes Out, of all the many playlists I’ve composed for various web sites,...
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A Light That Never Goes Out: American publication and media updates

December 4, and A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths is published in the US of A by Crown Archetype/Random House. This exciting moment comes...
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The iJamming! Interview: Wayne Barrett, Slaughter & The Dogs

In advance of my reading in Manchester this Monday November 26 (7pm, Waterstone’s in Deansgate with Tom Hingley, author of Carpet Burns): One of the more interesting interviews I conducted...
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June 2021