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J.W. Bowe

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JW Bowe is a writer and general broadcast imaginist.

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I always loved playing darts. Everything about it; the feel of tungsten in my grip, chalk dust wiped onto my trousers, the sound of clipping the metal separators around a triple twenty.

I bought some new darts recently. A completely wanton purchase I’ll admit, but then I had been playing with only one for the past year, having lost the other two either out of the window or under something that I ha

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Funnier than any autobiography you're already read and more human than most temples, you'll burn through this quicker than Pryor can burn through one of his crack pipes. His easy, conversational style of approach feels like he's right in the room wit ...more
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This one is probably already on your reading quota, in which case give it a little shove to the top. Perhaps don't feel the need to go dipping into the sequels, though perhaps that was just me.
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The tip of the spear in American sophistication, triple distilled in narrative and hard consequence. Perhaps a little forgotten amongst his earlier work, this was Hammett’s last book and is the last word in detective fiction.
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