Murmur: new novel from Will Eaves inspired by real-life tragedy of Alan Turing

The quite frankly brilliant independent publishing house, CB Editions, has announced the publication date of the equally brilliant Will Eaves’s latest novel, Murmur. Taking its cue from the arrest and legally enforced chemical castration of the mathematician Alan Turing, Murmur is the account of a man who responds to intolerable physical and mental stress with … Continue reading Murmur: new novel from Will Eaves inspired by real-life tragedy of Alan Turing

An evening with Will Eaves and the Absent Therapist

Few things are more enjoyable than those evenings filled with literature, good conversation and excellent company in a relaxing venue. So of course the Nothing in the Rulebook team leapt at the chance to attend Will Eaves’s reading of his Goldsmith Prize shortlisted novel, The Absent Therapist, at Vout-O-Renee’s. Stepping down the stone steps from … Continue reading An evening with Will Eaves and the Absent Therapist

The best literary stocking fillers this Christmas

With the average Briton set to spend over half their monthly wage packet on Christmas this year, and their American cousins set to spend a similar amount, there’s a good bet a significant amount of this money will be spent on what some may term “tat”. Of course, we’d hesitate before using the term to … Continue reading The best literary stocking fillers this Christmas

7 creative things to do and see to take your mind off how terrible 2016 has been

Let’s be honest here. 2016 hasn’t been the best of years. What started with a spate of celebrity deaths has also seen the escalation of conflict in the middle east, the election of a near-definite tyrant in the Philippines, the increasing divide between the richest 1% and the rest of the global population, the passing … Continue reading 7 creative things to do and see to take your mind off how terrible 2016 has been

The Absent Therapist: ten of the best excerpts

After we saw Will Eaves’s exceptional reading of his Goldsmith Prize shortlisted, The Absent Therapist, we’ve been reading and re-reading this glorious little collection of mini-narratives. Not quite a novel or a collection of short stories, this collage of interwoven thoughts, voices, characters, scenes and experiences delivers a fiction experience that is quite unlike anything … Continue reading The Absent Therapist: ten of the best excerpts