Christos Tsiolkas is the author of five novels, including Damascus, The Slap and Barracuda, and the short-story collection Merciless Gods.
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I’m ageing; I’m becoming the old fart I never wished to be. I am succumbing to nostalgia and its lethal evil twin, bitterness. I listen to the radio – or, recently, more often a 30-second grab of a song on iTunes – and I think that popular music …
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