Show Business published by Serpents Tail
in 1993.
The jacket notes describe Show Business
as "...a collection of stories about the real
business of entertainment. Reality is a
jungle full of phoney agents,spoilt artistes
and corrupt  businessmen. Kevin Coyne, a
rock musician, painter, writer and actor,
portrays an array of hustlers, naifs and
people who take themselves too seriously.
Coyne's short stories are a window on a
strange way of life."Showbiz" is tough, and
the cynicism and weariness that emerge are
hardly surprising. But there's a touching
naivety about these characters who hang on
in there despite everything.
Kevin Coyne knows show business
intimately.His perception of it is insightful
and funny."        
Jacket photo from book