All articles by: Martin Griffin

Books: We must all take the fake news rap

Published: November 30, 2017
Written by Martin Griffin

Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered The World by James Ball Biteback £9.99 James Ball’s thorough and detailed account of the frustrating and sometimes disturbing media world in which we find ourselves …

Books: Painful return to the Circus

Published: November 21, 2017
Written by Martin Griffin

A Legacy Of Spies by John le Carré Viking £20 John le Carré’s compelling and poignant journey into the past of some of his major characters, and into the long-gone …

Books: Still blowing in the wind

Published: August 2, 2017
Written by Martin Griffin

Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of Flags by Tim Marshall Elliott & Thompson £9.99 Though nobody would claim the British disdain symbolic display, edespite the national tendency to …

Books: The six counties jigsaw puzzle

Published: May 20, 2017
Written by Martin Griffin

The Rule Of The Land: Walking Ireland’s Border by Garett Carr Faber & Faber £13.99 If you think of the Border, that invisible line between Northern Ireland and the Republic, …

Books: The only livin’ boy in New York

Published: March 27, 2017
Written by Martin Griffin

Homeward Bound:?The Life Of Paul Simon by Peter Ames Carlin Constable £20 If you regularly attended folk music sessions in London during the early to mid-sixties, you are very likely …

Books: Guns and tragedies

Published: December 20, 2016
Written by Martin Griffin

Another Day In The Death Of America: 24 hours, 8 states, 10 young lives lost to gun violence by Gary Younge Faber &?Faber £16.99 One perspective can tell you something; …