The way she jumps right into living her life by these extreme self-help books is at times inspiring, often courageous, but sometimes a bit silly. Continue reading Help Me! by Marianne Power: do self-help books really work?
This book is full of wisdom and insight into what life (and death) is like on the NHS frontline. Continue reading Seven Signs of Life by Aoife Abbey
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?
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
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