Alan Black
Alan Black is the author of two books with Penguin USA. He is a columnist with the San Francisco Chronicle, a drink slinger, blagger and owns a Scottish brogue.

Entries by Alan Black

Interview with Lucy Caldwell, 2011 Dylan Thomas Prize Winner

(0) Comments | Posted 12 December 2011 | (23:00)

Leave. Close the door on home. Drift to a new world and its possibilities. Here comes spontaneity, adventure, risk, and the one guarantee, transformation. Lucy Caldwell's novel, The Meeting Point, probes displacement when it comes up against discovery, discovery that a trusted partner can pick and choose lies, that the...

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Manchester Soccer Giants Eat London

(3) Comments | Posted 30 August 2011 | (00:00)


The ground in North London shook over the weekend. No, not due to a fresh outbreak of consumption riots that spluttered forth in the area a few weeks ago. This time the shock came on the soccer field, courtesy of two hungry giants...

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