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Five Minute Fiction

Learn everything you need to know about a new book each week without even having to bother reading it. Ex-bookseller, publisher and writer Iain Martin leads you through the terrifying world of contemporary fiction from deep within the imposing Bookface Tower.
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Now displaying: June, 2016

Books. We've all read them, but are they any good?

Jun 25, 2016
53: Beach Reads

If you're among the 48% of Britons who voted to remain a member of the EU, there's a chance you might read books. If so, here are some suggestions of especially good ones which you might wish to fly to a beach.

Jun 14, 2016
52: Written in Dead Wax

Show 52. Wow. Happy birthday to me. And to 5MF, of course, which this week looks at a new crime novel from Andrew Cartmel, called Written in Dead Wax. As a big fan of his previous, SF-themed works, I was interested to see how he would operate in the sphere of waxy urban noir.

 

Jun 7, 2016

It's show 51, and what could be more appropriate than a book review!?

Right? 


Right!?

:)

 

LOLZ.

Jun 7, 2016
51: The Festival of Insignificance

It's show 51, and what could be more appropriate than a book review!?

Right? 


Right!?

:)

 

LOLZ.

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