Paul Burston

You’re Invited to ‘The Burning Man’

One reader points out, ‘You’re running an authors website, how about some book news?’ Fair point well made. Okay, first out of the gate for 2015 is ‘Bryant & May and the Burning Man’, which inconveniently launches on my birthday, March 26th (inconvenient because it turns out there was a secret restaurant booking made some […]

My Glittering Life

It seemed like a good idea at the time. I was going to a gallery opening to see paintings by Trademark, who portrays the famous and infamous (he’s produced canvasses of everyone from Divine to Michael Alig). Paul Burston, the novelist and Time Out editor, had become the subject of one of the pictures, and […]

‘Tell Him What I Said’

I’m quietly working on a book called ‘Film Freak’, which tells scandalous stories from the film world and the London party scene in the 70s and 80s. Sometimes, though, you need a visual jolt to remind you of what the period was like. When it came to going out, there was certainly less attitude and […]