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Alcohol & Painkillers 2023: Forest Grump

By Rich Nairn Publisher: The Artful Doodler Press ISBN: 979884461553 What began as a route out of the insanity of Covid has now become Rich Nairn’s route out of the daily insanity of life. It’s his opportunity to journal the ups, downs and sometimes left-field occurrences of his day-to-day experiences, which he then bundles up […]

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Revenge Of The Librarians

By Tom GauldPublisher: CanongateISBN: 9781838858216 Always guaranteed to be a treat, there’s a new Tom Gauld cartoon collection available. If you’re not aware of Tom’s work then pay attention ’cause you’re missing out. Although this collection focuses primarily on all things books, he’s just as comfortable with science, history, philosophy and pop culture. It’s the […]

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Relative Disasters

By Wilkie Martin, illustrated by Ade Gorst Publisher: Witcherley Books ISBN: 9781910302088 CCGB member Ade Gorst has illustrated a short tome of silly verse by author Wilkie Martin. It’s a selection of daft poems based around fictitious relations and the perils they encounter, punctuated by Ade’s humerous scribblings. The witty word play and gallows humour […]

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Untimely Demises

By Tim Cordell Publisher: Tim Cordell ISBN: 9781389661464 Since I started writing book reviews for the CCGB I’ve been lucky enough to be sent a whole host of books to review, and few parcels please me more than when I discover they have come from a CCGB member. So I was naturally chuffed to get […]

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