And so it resumes….

Well, it’s been quite some time since my words last graced the virtual pages of this website. But here words are, and with them comes the affirmation that RobAroundBooks is back in business. A lot of water may have passed under the bridge since I … [Read more...]

Typing my way to the heart of Joseph Mitchell

It's something of a coincidence that Joseph Mitchell was featured in the Guardian at the weekend (and most gloriously may I add), because not less than a week ago I finally took receipt of a 1992 first edition hardback copy of Mitchell's finest … [Read more...]

Norman Sims on Joseph Mitchell

It's not every day that a very special visitor decides to drop by RobAroundBooks (not that I'm saying that everyone who visits RobAroundBooks isn't very special), but this past weekend was a little more than memorable because Norman Sims, author of … [Read more...]

Daily Bookshot: Evangelising Joseph Mitchell

Evangelising Joseph Mitchell, originally uploaded by Robert Burdock. Now anyone who knows me, or reads RobAroundBooks on a regular basis, would know I have absolute reverence for John Steinbeck (I even named my dog after him for God sakes :)). … [Read more...]