I started July off with a couple of children’s books and ended it with something totally unlike anything else I’d ever read… Continue reading July in Review: a month in books!
In essence it’s sort of like a sampler, offering the reader a taster of what this writer is capable of, in the hope that you will be inspired enough to track down more of his work. Continue reading Surfing The Gnarl Plus… by Rudy Rucker
Imagine having a bath with your boss; this was the situation I found myself in. Continue reading Going Native in Japan: dipping into the bathing culture
In many respects, this reportage reads like a real-life Handmaid’s Tale Continue reading The Bookseller of Kabul
After an eight year gap I’ve been going to the gym again… here are the three things I’ve learnt! Continue reading Dispatches from the Gym: top three tips
It sounds like the perfect murder mystery novel but everything in here really happened. Continue reading Murder By The Book: a juicy slice of Victorian crime with a literary twist
Not an easy book to read, but essential. Continue reading Hiroshima: horrific and harrowing testimonies
This is the true story of a double agent who makes James Bond look like an amateur. Continue reading Agent Zigzag: The most notorious double agent of WWII