DON WINSLOW: CITY ON FIRE, COUNTRY ON FIRE…Why is one of America’s best crime novelists turning to politics full-time?

The release tomorrow (26 April) of Don Winslow’s excellent new novel, City On Fire (by my count his 24th, including three published in Germany, but not in English) was upstaged by another announcement, that Winslow was retiring from writing. He intends to concentrate on making political videos, something he began doing to fight Donald Trump, and what he calls “Trumpism” and described as a “cancer that had mestastized across the country”. You could almost…



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Michael Carlson

Yank doing life w/out parole as UK broadcaster & writer. @carlsonsports. Covers arts, books, film, music, politics & uh, sports. Accept no substitutes