“Sod the wine, I want to suck on the writing. This man White is an instinctive writer, bloody rare to find one who actually pulls it off, as in still gets a meaning across with concision. Sharp arbitrage of speed and risk, closest thing I can think of to Cicero’s ‘motus continuum animi.’

Probably takes a drink or two to connect like that: he literally paints his senses on the page.”

DBC Pierre (Vernon God Little, Ludmila’s Broken English, Lights Out In Wonderland)

Winner: Booker prize; Whitbread prize; Bollinger Wodehouse Everyman prize; James Joyce Award from the Literary & Historical Society of University College Dublin

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06 December 2012

JULIA GILLARD'S XMESS MESSAGE

In her unique unflinching style, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard says the Mayan calendar was right after all and that we should be preparing for the world to end. She also promises to fight to the end for us, whether it's flesh-eating zombies or demonic hell beasts comin' over the hill. So?  To get with the Ranga?  Sharpen your axes and click here!

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