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Sunday Times – Pick of the day: Andrew Marr’s 'Sleuths, Spies & Sorcerers': ”Most strikingly he speaks to Mike Phillips about his black private eye, Sam Dean...” - 16 October 2016

Watch Profusion Books co-director and translator, author Mike Phillips on BBC Four, Mon 17 Oct 2016 at 21:00

Mike Phillips is best known for his crime fiction, including four novels featuring black journalist Sam Dean: Blood Rights (1989), which was adapted for BBC television, The Late Candidate (1990), winner of the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger Award, Point of Darkness (1994) and An Image to Die For (1995). Subsequent novels are The Dancing Face (1998), A Shadow of Myself (2000) and The Name You Once Gave Me (2006). Non fiction works are Windrush: The Irresistible Rise of Multi-Racial Britain (1998), and London Crossings: A Biography of Black Britain (2001). Recently he has written, translated and published a number of East European works.

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Interview With Mike Phillips in Enfield INDEPENDENT - 30 August 2012

Mike Phillips interviewed in Enfield INDEPENDENT

with MIKE 
author of
Rimaru – Butcher of Bucharest



'Rîmaru - Butcher of Bucharest' is available in paperback from,, and as a Kindle e-book.
To read a free preview of 'Rîmaru - Butcher of Bucharest', click here.

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Euro-Crime at Goldsmiths' College - 21 November 2011

Patrick McGuinness, Christopher MacLehose, Mike Phillips, and Peter Lee-Wright (chair) discuss crime fiction - the real European currency, on 24 November 2011, 17:00 - 19:00.
From the astonishing success of the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo books (and films, and US re-makes) and multiple Wallander TV series, to the Danish Killing and French Spiral TV series: is crime fiction the real European currency? Romanian crime fiction reveals another side: it subverted censorship.

Location: LG02,  1 New Academic Building, Goldsmiths College, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW. Free entrance


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Romanian Crime Fiction comes to Leeds - 21 November 2011

The University of Leeds hosts a presentation and debate on crime literature from Eastern Europe, on 1 December 2011, 17:30-20:00, featuring award-winning author Mike Phillips and special guests from Romania: George Arion, Oana Stoica-Mujea, and Bogdan Hrib.
Introduction by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Professor Frank Finlay and John McLeod, Professor of Postcolonial and Diaspora Literatures.

Location: Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building, LG X04, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT.


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