'I wonder why I ever bothered with sex, he thought; there's nothing in this breathing world so gratifying as an artfully placed semicolon'
A somewhat subversive take on Mother’s Day, brought to you by us at 4th Estate.
As part of our music-themed month on the blog, we’ve been asking our authors to talk us through four songs that have in some way shaped their writing. Sam Byers’s selections span the outer limits of classical, techno, jazz and R&B.
4 books to comfort in your moment of shame, recommended to you by us at 4th Estate.
‘If I could turn back the clock
Turn it back to yesterday
There are things I wouldn’t do
And things I wouldn’t say’
Lee Hazlewood, The Night Before Read more…