Review: Rebecca Stott – “In the Days of Rain: A Daughter, a Father, a Cult”

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

I give this book 3/5.

Review: Eddie Izzard – “Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens”

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

My review of Eddie Izzard’s autobiography. I give it 3/5.

“The End of Eddy”: an extract from this brilliant book

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

A small quoted piece from one of the best autobiographical books that I’ve ever read (about one fifth in).

Johnny Marr: excerpts from his autobiography on love and the opposite (Thatcher)

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

On Johnny meeting Angie for the first time and slightly after that, strangely contrasted with a short paragraph on Thatcher.

Steve Coogan on patriotism/nationalism

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Some “British” words on patriotism and nationalism.