PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A CONSUMER: NICK QUANTRILL

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This was a regular feature in the New Musical Express back in the ‘80s and I thought I’d revive it.

SONGS

The Beatles – “Penny Lane”

The Undertones – “Teenage Kicks”

Buddy Holly – “That’ll Be The Day”

TELEVISON

The Wire

Billions

Only Fools and Horses

BOOKS

John Steinbeck – “The Grapes of Wrath”

Cathi Unsworth – “Weirdo”

Mark Lewisohn – “All These Years: Tune In”

FILMS

Get Carter

Back To The Future 2

Reservoir Dogs

PLACES

The East Coast of Yorkshire

New York

Amsterdam

OTHER STUFF

Coffee

Mint chocolate

Atom beer

Bio: Nick Quantrill was born and raised in Hull, an isolated industrial city in East Yorkshire. His trilogy of Private Investigator novels featuring Joe Geraghty are published by Fahrenheit Press and he’s hard at work on a fourth. A prolific short story writer, his work has appeared in various volumes of “The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime”. Nick is also the co-founder of the Hull Noir festival.

joe geraghty

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