An accompaniment to Beth B's documentary of the same name, Nick Soulsby's book is the first comprehensive overview of Lunch's creative campaign of resistance, a celebration of pleasure as the ultimate act of rebellion. Enjoy this excerpt courtesy of Jawbone Press.
It's risky to build the success of a genre psychological thriller on the incorporation of psychological therapeutic techniques. But in Cooke's hands, it works.
Roddy Doyle’s ‘Smile’ Explores the Vague Areas between Absolute Childhood Trauma and Potential Alternate Lives
Smile is about identity and the thin line between reality and a fate inherited by those who suffer in silence. It's also about setting a mood, and Doyle is masterful at that.