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Eyewear Author's Song Featured In Stranger Things!

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It's hard to think of a more-loved TV show this summer than the third season of Stranger Things (no spoilers). So, we're thrilled that one of our very own authors has had a song he recorded in the 1980s, with his popular new wave Arizona band Gentlemen AfterDark, 'Open The Door', featured in Episode 1, first aired July 4, 2019. The author's name is Brian Jabas Smith, and his brilliant recent book is a powerful series of life writing stories, exploring the broken and underground lives of Americans just getting by in the Arizona we know from Breaking Bad... it's...

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Eyewear's Book on Theresa May a New Statesman Book of the Year

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Only three books were selected by the New Statesman's own editors for this year's New Statesman Books of the Year feature - and one of them was Christopher Jackson's magisterial 500-page study of the embattled (and, tonight, surviving) British PM, only the second woman in British history to hold such high office. Theresa May is selling well at Amazon, and deserves the wider audience it is gaining. Completed in the autumn, it presents the compelling personal backstory, and rise to power narrative, of a fascinating, often-infuriating, but never-not-proceeding, figure - one of the key politicians in the West today.

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Drawbridge Britain excerpted on important political site

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Good news - our brilliant Eyewear book by Russell Hargrave, Drawbridge Britain, about UK immigration  policy since Windrush, is excerpted today here at Politics.co.uk - which is a pretty cool site to be seen at.

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June 2016. The EU referendum campaign is in full swing. The Tory elite jostles for the leadership. It’s a moment which Julius Caesar would have understood. The possibility of power is in the air. While Boris Johnson and Michael Gove manoeuvred, one senior figure kept quiet. This was Theresa May, who would become the country’s second female prime minister. But what happens to the electorate when a new person assumes power? And what role does chance play in politics? In his forthcoming Eyewear book, THERESA MAY: A BIOGRAPHY, Christopher Jackson continues where he left off in his bestselling book on...

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