Chips with Everything: Stephen Potter and Upmanship

Dabblers will know that Noseybonk applied the principles of gamesmanship to the internet age in his Blogmanship book. From our friends at Slightly Foxed magazine, here's author Andrew Martin on the original 'Upmanship' books of Stephen Potter... I first encountered the work of Stephen Potter in a TV sketch show that conflated the great ... Read More...

The Wild Ginger Man

This exclusive extract from the Spring 2013 issue of Slightly Foxed quarterly is by Dabbler editor Andrew Nixon, and looks at the dark appeal and extraordinary publication history of J.P. Donleavy's cult novel The Ginger Man... ‘This’, said my father, handing me a battered paperback, ‘is the sort of book that ... Read More...

Michael Wharton – A Chequered Career

Michael ('Peter Simple') Wharton's book The Missing Will is one of the finest, funniest memoirs you'll ever read. In this exclusive article from Slightly Foxed magazine, Jeremy Lewis introduces one of the last of Fleet Street's heroic drinkers... I got to know Michael Wharton in the early 1980s, when I was ... Read More...

Tarka the Rotter

The lead article in the current issue of the excellent Slightly Foxed quarterly magazine is by none other than our own Jonathan Law, who looks at the work (and alarming Nazi politics) of Tarka the Otter author Henry Williamson. Here is the original piece, and in the next two weeks ... Read More...

The Young Ardizzone

If you're looking for a Christmas gift for the bibliophile in your life, you can't go wrong with a subscription to Slightly Foxed, the real readers' quarterly. But Slightly Foxed also publish beautiful limited editions of carefully-selected literary gems that have been allowed to slip out of print. You can buy them ... Read More...