Richard Osman is well known as a TV presenter and comedian, namely for the show Pointless. The Thursday Murder Club is his first novel and became a bestseller, with a million copies sold in the UK alone Continue reading The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
I feel like this book lied to me. Continue reading I Married A Communist. So? Who Cares?
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
Amrou Al-Kadhi’s experiences growing up gay as an Iraqi-immigrant in the UK and as the son of strict Muslim parents. Continue reading Life As A Unicorn by Amrou Al-Kadhi
Macintyre has done a tremendous job researching what happened and retelling it like a thriller, with romance, war, social history and a mystery all thrown in for good measure. Wonderful stuff. Continue reading A Foreign Field by Ben Macintyre: is all fair in love and war?
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
In many respects, this reportage reads like a real-life Handmaid’s Tale Continue reading The Bookseller of Kabul