Like Clare Balding, I grew up with pets. Unlike Clare Balding we didn’t have horses or ponies or occasionally have the Queen Mother over for lunch. Continue reading My Animals and Other Family
I’ve never actually read any Alan Bennett before, which is pretty shocking considering how much of a prolific writer he is. Continue reading A Life Like Other People’s
I was unprepared for the emotional punch that this book packs…Stuart’s story will never leave you. Continue reading Stuart: a life backwards by Alexander Masters
I read a murder mystery novel, two non-fiction history books and a biography this month. What did you read? Continue reading August in Review: a month of books!
She played a part in sharing secrets with the Russians on how to build the atomic bomb and was involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler. What a remarkable life! Continue reading Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier and Spy
“I wanted to write about the man, the person himself” not “the metaphor we have come to know as ‘Bowie'” Jones states in the preface. Continue reading David Bowie: A Life by Dylan Jones
I loved the movie when I watched it a few years ago, but I think I love this book even more. Continue reading An Education by Lynn Barber
Victoria Wood was one of my all-time favourite people, and it is pure joy to be able to revisit her humour through this book. Continue reading What are you reading this week?