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Thursday, 6 December 2012
The Cat With Seventeen Lives
13:13:00

The Cat With Seventeen Lives

The Cat With Seventeen Lives Reviewed by Tom Cox on 13:13:00 Rating: 5 A Guardian column about my senior citizen survivor cat, The Bear.
Sunday, 11 November 2012
Scarecrow Finds Of A Norfolk Sunday
07:03:00

Scarecrow Finds Of A Norfolk Sunday

Today I ruined some perfectly good shoes, did the biggest running leap over water that I've done for twenty years and dropped my phone i...
Scarecrow Finds Of A Norfolk Sunday Reviewed by Tom Cox on 07:03:00 Rating: 5 Today I ruined some perfectly good shoes, did the biggest running leap over water that I've done for twenty years and dropped my phone i...
Saturday, 10 November 2012
Norfolk Junk Shops And Wax Museums: The Perfect Setting For The Best Horror Film You Have Never Seen
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Norfolk Junk Shops And Wax Museums: The Perfect Setting For The Best Horror Film You Have Never Seen

My latest 21st Century Yokel column for the Guardian's Life And Style section.
Norfolk Junk Shops And Wax Museums: The Perfect Setting For The Best Horror Film You Have Never Seen Reviewed by Tom Cox on 03:49:00 Rating: 5 My latest 21st Century Yokel column for the Guardian's Life And Style section.
Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Four Unlikely Pet Memoir Synopses
05:03:00

Four Unlikely Pet Memoir Synopses

1. John: A Pretty Fucking Ordinary Owl John, a snowy owl, moves in with Martha, a bereaved schoolteacher. Together, they set off on a road...
Four Unlikely Pet Memoir Synopses Reviewed by Tom Cox on 05:03:00 Rating: 5 1. John: A Pretty Fucking Ordinary Owl John, a snowy owl, moves in with Martha, a bereaved schoolteacher. Together, they set off on a road...
Thursday, 25 October 2012
Lame Turkeys, Dead Voles and Mapping Your Own Walks
12:22:00

Lame Turkeys, Dead Voles and Mapping Your Own Walks

My latest 21st Century Yokel column for the Guardian's Life And Style section.
Lame Turkeys, Dead Voles and Mapping Your Own Walks Reviewed by Tom Cox on 12:22:00 Rating: 5 My latest 21st Century Yokel column for the Guardian's Life And Style section.

Mrs Bridge by Evan S Connell

A piece I wrote on an overlooked American classic for the Guardian's Books section.
Mrs Bridge by Evan S Connell Reviewed by Tom Cox on 12:19:00 Rating: 5 A piece I wrote on an overlooked American classic for the Guardian's Books section.

The Frenzied, Pre-Apocalyptic World Of TC Boyle

The Frenzied, Pre-Apocalyptic World Of TC Boyle Reviewed by Tom Cox on 12:15:00 Rating: 5 An interview  I did for The Observer newspaper.
The Golf Between Us
12:07:00

The Golf Between Us

A piece for SAGA magazine on my dad's valiant attempts to understand golf. (NB: that is not my dad I'm with in the photo - it...
The Golf Between Us Reviewed by Tom Cox on 12:07:00 Rating: 5 A piece for SAGA magazine on my dad's valiant attempts to understand golf. (NB: that is not my dad I'm with in the photo - it...
Thursday, 20 September 2012
The Dadkitten
01:38:00

The Dadkitten

The Dadkitten Reviewed by Tom Cox on 01:38:00 Rating: 5 My latest Loud Dad report for Saga Magazine.
Friday, 14 September 2012
The Best Car I Ever Had
01:15:00

The Best Car I Ever Had

My latest 21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian's Life And Style section.
The Best Car I Ever Had Reviewed by Tom Cox on 01:15:00 Rating: 5 My latest 21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian's Life And Style section.
"THAT WAS THE POINT I DECIDED I WAS GOING TO BE A BLACK MUSLIM TRUMPET PLAYER" Reviewed by Tom Cox on 01:14:00 Rating: 5 My latest Loud Dad report for Saga magazine.
Monday, 10 September 2012
Nothing But Blue Skies By Thomas McGuane
07:22:00

Nothing But Blue Skies By Thomas McGuane

Nothing But Blue Skies By Thomas McGuane Reviewed by Tom Cox on 07:22:00 Rating: 5 My latest Overlooked Classic Of American Literature for Guardian Books.
Toni Arthur And Other East Anglian Witchcraft
07:19:00

Toni Arthur And Other East Anglian Witchcraft

My latest 21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian's Life And Style section.
Toni Arthur And Other East Anglian Witchcraft Reviewed by Tom Cox on 07:19:00 Rating: 5 My latest 21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian's Life And Style section.
Down Memory Motorway
07:14:00

Down Memory Motorway

Down Memory Motorway Reviewed by Tom Cox on 07:14:00 Rating: 5 My third Loud Dad report for SAGA Magazine.
Friday, 10 August 2012

The Giant's House By Elizabeth McCracken

My latest Overlooked Classics Of American Literature column for The Guardian.
The Giant's House By Elizabeth McCracken Reviewed by Tom Cox on 00:06:00 Rating: 5 My latest Overlooked Classics Of American Literature column for The Guardian.
Thursday, 9 August 2012
"DO YOU WANT TO WATCH ME RUN AROUND THE FIELD?"
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"DO YOU WANT TO WATCH ME RUN AROUND THE FIELD?"

"DO YOU WANT TO WATCH ME RUN AROUND THE FIELD?" Reviewed by Tom Cox on 23:59:00 Rating: 5 My first Loud Dad report for SAGA Magazine.
Monday, 6 August 2012
The Pagan Robotic World Of Bruce Lacey
11:59:00

The Pagan Robotic World Of Bruce Lacey

“This is Rosa Bosom,” says Bruce Lacey, showing me into the living room of his chilly, cluttered Norfolk farmhouse, and pointing towar...
The Pagan Robotic World Of Bruce Lacey Reviewed by Tom Cox on 11:59:00 Rating: 5 “This is Rosa Bosom,” says Bruce Lacey, showing me into the living room of his chilly, cluttered Norfolk farmhouse, and pointing towar...
Friday, 6 July 2012
Angry Birds
01:31:00

Angry Birds

Angry Birds Reviewed by Tom Cox on 01:31:00 Rating: 5 My latest 21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian.
Friday, 8 June 2012
WG Sebald, My Dad And Other Psychogeographers
07:37:00

WG Sebald, My Dad And Other Psychogeographers

WG Sebald, My Dad And Other Psychogeographers Reviewed by Tom Cox on 07:37:00 Rating: 5 My latest  21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian.

Dalva by Jim Harrison

My latest Overlooked Classics Of American Literature column for The Guardian's Books Section.  
Dalva by Jim Harrison Reviewed by Tom Cox on 07:27:00 Rating: 5 My latest Overlooked Classics Of American Literature column for The Guardian's Books Section.  
Saturday, 21 April 2012
July, July by Tim O'Brien
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July, July by Tim O'Brien

My latest Overlooked Classics Of American Literature column for The Guardian's Books Section.
July, July by Tim O'Brien Reviewed by Tom Cox on 10:52:00 Rating: 5 My latest Overlooked Classics Of American Literature column for The Guardian's Books Section.
Friday, 13 April 2012
Mawkins, Mannequins And The Museum Exhibits Of Tomorrow
01:13:00

Mawkins, Mannequins And The Museum Exhibits Of Tomorrow

My latest 21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian's Life And Style section.
Mawkins, Mannequins And The Museum Exhibits Of Tomorrow Reviewed by Tom Cox on 01:13:00 Rating: 5 My latest 21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian's Life And Style section.
Monday, 2 April 2012
Getting Shelfish
09:33:00

Getting Shelfish

Getting Shelfish Reviewed by Tom Cox on 09:33:00 Rating: 5 A piece I wrote for The Guardian about reorganising my bookshelves.
Friday, 30 March 2012

Pete Dexter's Deadwood

Pete Dexter's Deadwood Reviewed by Tom Cox on 09:05:00 Rating: 5 A column for The Guardian's Books Section.
Thursday, 15 March 2012
A Game Of Cat, Mouse And Moorhen
02:59:00

A Game Of Cat, Mouse And Moorhen

My latest 21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian's Life And Style section.
A Game Of Cat, Mouse And Moorhen Reviewed by Tom Cox on 02:59:00 Rating: 5 My latest 21st Century Yokel column for The Guardian's Life And Style section.
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Ten Great Scarecrows I Have Photographed
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Ten Great Scarecrows I Have Photographed

1. Bob 2. Gina and Mario 3. Boss Man William 4. Mickey 5. Eustace 6. Peggy 7. Doris 8. William 9. Good Time...
Ten Great Scarecrows I Have Photographed Reviewed by Tom Cox on 02:39:00 Rating: 5 1. Bob 2. Gina and Mario 3. Boss Man William 4. Mickey 5. Eustace 6. Peggy 7. Doris 8. William 9. Good Time...
Thursday, 9 February 2012
Wassailing, Straw Bears And Bottle-Kicking
05:30:00

Wassailing, Straw Bears And Bottle-Kicking

Wassailing, Straw Bears And Bottle-Kicking Reviewed by Tom Cox on 05:30:00 Rating: 5 My latest country column for The Guardian's Life And Style section.
My Dad The Superhero
05:27:00

My Dad The Superhero

A piece I wrote for The Guardian's Family section about the time my dad ran the London Marathon in a superhero suit.
My Dad The Superhero Reviewed by Tom Cox on 05:27:00 Rating: 5 A piece I wrote for The Guardian's Family section about the time my dad ran the London Marathon in a superhero suit.
Saturday, 28 January 2012
Walking The Black Shuck Route
04:40:00

Walking The Black Shuck Route

Walking The Black Shuck Route Reviewed by Tom Cox on 04:40:00 Rating: 5 A piece for The Financial Times Weekend Magazine.
Friday, 20 January 2012
World's End by TC Boyle
07:26:00

World's End by TC Boyle

The latest in my Lost Classics Of American Literature series for Guardian Books.
World's End by TC Boyle Reviewed by Tom Cox on 07:26:00 Rating: 5 The latest in my Lost Classics Of American Literature series for Guardian Books.