Here are some of the
things people have said about the book:
Dotty, very funny and packed with all kinds of
barmy aphorisms and asides.
Kate Saunders, The Times
This small but beautifully formed
collection demonstrates Moor's lovely way with
language. . . The combination of deceptively
simple truths and seemingly incomprehensible
events or actions works to unsettle and
reassure, all at once.
Lesley McDowell, The Herald
Very human and very tender . . . don't be
deceived by the size of the book, inside are
contained much larger truths.
Anita Sethie, BBC Radio 5 Live
Whimsical and funny. . . full of great
Joel Morris, BBC Radio 5 Live
A magnificent display of voice on the printed
page. . . It is really something else.
Lee Child, BBC Radio 5 Live
(The Radio 5 Live comments can be found on
Simon Mayo's Book Review Podcast of 23rd April
2009, if you can find that)
Funny, subtle, blink-and-you-miss-them
Roger Cox, The Scotsman
These are stories to sweeten you day while
making it just that little bit stranger.
Claire Allfree, Metro
To promote the book, I performed
Coelacanth at a launch party at The School of Life in
London and toured the show around book
festivals in 2009/10 - Edinburgh, Port Eliot,
Wigtown and Cheltenham.
Signed copies of More Trees
to Climb - with free gifts - can be
bought from my shop webpage.
Or of course you
can buy the book (and/or the Kindle
eBook) from amazon.co.uk (slightly
cheaper, but not signed and no free
gift) through the following link. .
And, of course, from
your local bookshop.
Bookseller Crow on the Hill
in Crystal Palace and Word on the Water on
Regent's Canal near King's Cross, both have
Shoppers at both places should be given a
complimentary badge with their purchase.
But if yours doesn't have it
in stock, why not ask them to order it?
The ISBN is 978-1846271984.
CRAP HOLIDAYS - 2005
I wrote a short piece
about my travels around the USA on a
Greyhound for this collection of bad
holiday stories. Specifically, my
visit to Mount Rushmore and the
It's a fine book - available HERE from
THE IDLER - 2000-PRESENT
I wrote a whole
stack of pieces for the twice annual paperback
phase of Tom Hodgkinson's user guide to take
For example, I wrote about Frisbee Tree Golf
being an idler sport (as you can play it with
a drink in one hand) and there's my piece on
lost gloves in the LOVE ISSUE and the Unhappy
moments of Lu Tiancheng. They may still be
online at the Idler Academy website, I