LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, BOYS AND GIRLS... welcome to the big top blog of Douglas McPherson, author of CIRCUS MANIA, the book described by Gerry Cottle as "A passionate and up-to-date look at the circus and its people."

Thursday, 27 April 2017

New edition of Circus Mania coming soon!


Just checking the proofs of the new edition of
this "brilliant" and "excellent" book 
(according to the Mail on Sunday
updated for 2017.

Friday, 14 April 2017

Monday, 10 April 2017

New memoir recommended for World Circus Day reading



Here's a warmly recommended book to look out for on World Circus Day, this Saturday - and no, it's not my own! Big Top Typewriter charts David Lewis Hammarstrom's half-century voyage through the choppy waters of the American circus scene.

Click here to read my review of Big Top Typewriter.

Click here to buy from Amazon.