Jericho Writers, site review

I first came across Jericho Writers when searching for information on agents. For a number of years I’ve been tinkering with a sci-fi novel, and this recently reached a point where I had a draft I could send out on…

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“Lost Connections” by Johann Hari

Depression and anxiety are now so widespread that it is tempting to see them as by-products of modern society itself, as the necessary price we pay for the techno marvels of our media-saturated, super-connected and fast paced world. Of course,…

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“The War of Art” by Steven Pressfield

Pressfield draws on his varied writing career to provide sound, no nonsense advice for anyone with creative ambitions. ‘Creative’ here is defined quite broadly, and he makes clear that what he’s saying can apply to almost any activity in life.…

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“Limited Edition” by Aude Picault

Limited Edition is a graphic novel by French artist and writer Aude Picault. Although Picault’s work is well-known in France, she has yet to achieve the recognition in English-speaking countries that she deserves (something that this translation of one of…

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“Straw Dogs” by John Gray

Gray’s book – like much of his work – is an attack upon religion, especially the monotheistic, Judaeo-Christian variety. He sees this as influencing the secular humanist beliefs in the fundamental goodness of human nature, and the possibility of social…

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