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Darren McGarvey In Conversation with Frankie Boyle

Hear Orwell Prize-winning author Darren McGarvey in conversation with Frankie Boyle, discussing Darren’s upcoming book – The Social Distance Between Us: How Remote Politics Wrecked Britain

Darren McGarvey, aka LOKI, grew up in Pollok. He is a writer, performer, community activist, columnist, and former rapper-in residence at Police Scotland’s Violence Reduction Unit. He was part of the Poverty Truth Commission that was hosted in Glasgow in 2009 and has presented eight programmes for BBC Scotland exploring the root causes of anti-social behaviour and social deprivation. His bestselling and acclaimed first book, Poverty Safari, was awarded the Orwell Prize.

RELEASE DATE: 26 MAY 2022

The Social Distance Between Us: How Remote Politics Wrecked Britain (Hardback)

'The standout, authentic voice of a generation' Herald

'Utterly compelling' Ian Rankin, New Statesman

'McGarvey is a rarity: a working-class writer who has fought to make the middle-class world hear what he has to say' Nick Cohen, Guardian

Check out the latest on Darren's 2018 Orwell Prize-winning book "Poverty Safari: Understanding the Anger of Britain's Underclass."

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Keep up to date on the latest music tracks by Darren "Loki" McGarvey.

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Follow all the latest on Darren's social commentary as he navigates a difficult 2018 political landscape.

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