Welcome to Bothersome Books

Carl Doherty

Regardless of how you got here, welcome to Bothersome Books, a small self-publishing imprint specialising in experimental or difficult to categorise fiction. Well… predominantly the works of writer, artist and designer Carl Doherty.

My darkly comic fantasy Welcome to The Fold is out now, as is Emily Babb’s haunting dystopian novel These Unnatural Men, and previews of upcoming books will be made available throughout 2018, leading up to the release of my second novel, vegan(Vn). Please follow us or get in touch!

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NEWS & BLOG


Twin Peaks - "Let's Rock"

April 2018 Update: Let’s Rock!

April 9, 2018

Emily Babb’s dystopian debut These Unnatural Men is out now!

Frabnz kafka sketch

Winter 2017 Update: So Late So Soon

December 19, 2017

To a more positive 2018, and all that shit.

Script Planning

Spring 2017 Update: Now Where the Hell Was I?

May 8, 2017

New book, same miserable outlook.

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THE LATEST POSTS ON SHELFABUSE.COM

Shelf Abuse Graphic Novel Reviews

I also blog about the comic book scene - my news, reviews and incomprehensible ramblings can be found over at ShelfAbuse.com. Feel free to say hello, or possibly something even more eloquent and/or interesting.

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Saga #49 Comic Review

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Pizzeria Kamikaze Graphic Novel Review

17 March 2018...

Dark Beach #3 Comic Book Review

5 March 2018...

Rust Volume 4: Soul in the Machine Review

4 March 2018...

Indie Penance #22: Super Mini-review Catch-up Special, Part One

1 March 2018...