Mike Craig answers 13 questions in a Booker's Dozen.
TPQ: What are you currently reading?
MC: We'll Take A Cup Of Kindness Yet, John Throne.
TPQ: Best book you have ever read?
MC: Germinal; Emile Zola.
TPQ: First book to really own you?
MC: The Condition Of The Working Class In England; Friedrich Engels.
TPQ: A must read before you die?
MC: The Day We Won The Class War; It hasn't been written yet.
TPQ: A preference for fact or fiction?
MC: Fact, Being dyslexic, I find reading to be hard work, so reality first.
TPQ: Favourite male and female author?
MC: Orwell and Mary Kenny.
|A Berlin Book Tower in memory of the Nazi book burning.|
TPQ: Book most cherished as a child?
TPQ: Favourite childhood author?
MC: Carlo Collodi.
TPQ: Any book you point blank refuse to read?
MC: Harry Potter.
TPQ: Any author you point blank refuse to read?
MC: David Starkey.
TPQ: Pick a book to give to somebody so that they would more fully understand you.
MC: I'm not sure that there is one. Das Capital perhaps.
TPQ: Last book you gave as a present?
MC: The Donegal Woman; John Throne.
TPQ: Book you would most like to see turned into a movie?
MC: Germany Calling; Mary Kenny.
⏩Mike Craig was born in Belfast to atheist parents in the 1950s. Now living near Moneymore, Co. Derry, he is a member of Left Horizons, the UK Labour Party, and Unite The Union, and is an advocate of Universal Basic Income. He is a retired electronics technician, has 11 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.