Author name: Ian Thomson

Radio & Podcasts

Ian Thomson has contributed to BBC Radio since 1988, first appearing on the World Service book programme ‘Meridian’   Guardian books podcast: Travel writing’s new frontiers 9 Jul 2010 As Ian Thomson’s study of Jamaica, The Dead Yard, wins the Dolman Prize, he discusses new directions for travel writing.   Great Lives – BBC 21 May 2013 …

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Kingston Noir

Kingston Noir

A collection of dark stories from Jamaica’s capital city, edited by Colin Channer. From Ian Thomson’s contribution, ‘A Grave Undertaking’ How my father came to die in Kingston, the unfortunate circumstances of his death there, remains unclear. Was it an accident? Nothing is known for sure. But this much I do know: my parents had …

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