Welcome to Ben Granger's Website

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This website contains features and reviews which first appeared over the past few years in 3:AM Magazine, Tribune, Spike Magazine, Ready Steady Book, Red Pepper, Bookmunch, The Wildean, Sounds XP and City Life.

Book Reviews

The Secret History of Twin Peaks – Mark Frost
Thatcher Stole My Trousers – Alexei Sayle
The Ways of the World – David Harvey
List of the Lost – Morrissey
In the Night of Time - Antonio Munoz Molina
Dear Committee Members - Julie Schumacher
Physical Resistance - Dave Hann
Extreme Metaphors - Interviews with J G Ballard - 1967 - 2008
Genie and Paul - Natasha Soobramanien
100 Artists Manifestos - Alex Danchev
Nazi Literature in the Americas - Roberto Bolano
Capitalist Realism - Mark Fisher
Everything That Follows... - James Shepherd-Baron
The Uncollected Michael Foot
The Book of Imaginary Beings - Jorge Luis Borges
Celebrity - Marina Hyde
Submarine - Joe Dunthorne
A Clockwork Apple - Belinda Webb
The Studs Terkel Reader
Violence - Slavoj Zizek
Mystic Pig - Richard Katrovas
Interventions - Noam Chomsky
The Age of Consent - George Monbiot
Time of the Rebels - Matthew Collin
It's Mawdsley - David Baker
The Lost World of British Communism - Raphael Samuel
Nationality: Wog - Kester Aspden
Censored 2007 - Peter Phillips/Project Censored
1926 General Strike - Peter Taaffe
The Iron Heel - Jack London
The Weeping Women Hotel - Alexei Sayle
Lunar Park - Bret Easton Ellis
Tell Someone? - Kevin O'Hara
Uncle Dubbya's Jihad Jamboree - Ron Callari and Jack Pittman
Screen Burn - Charlie Brooker
Al Qaeda - Jason Burke
Sugar Rush - Julie Burchill
A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
No Retreat - Dave Hann and Steve Tilzey
Low Life - Mike Duff
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them - Al Franken
Saint Morrissey - Mark Simpson
The Fall - Mick Middles / Hip Priest - Simon Ford