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Musing on Mortality

Advantages: Sharp, incisive and insightful words from a man facing death
Disadvantages: May well offend the type of people who hated him whilst he was alive

What does a writer do when he's dying? He writes - of course I am rather ashamed that I didn’t discover Christopher Hitchens until it was in many respects ‘too late’. I had read reviews of some of his books and I knew he was someone I ‘ought’ to read ...

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A Polemist Remembered

Advantages: Not too morbid - some lighter moments
Disadvantages: The sad loss of Hitchens

Publishing House: Twelve Date: Sept 2012 - - - Blair Hitch Project Memoirs are like buses when it comes to Christopher Hitchens - you get three all at once - 'Hitch 22' - 'Arguably' and 'Mortality'. The book 'Mortality' coming more quickly t ...

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The Vaughn Identity!

Advantages: Ok read for cricket fans!!
Disadvantages: Statistics

Most of the time there are only two types of cricket autobiographies in the shops - the boring ones that reel off the player’s stats and triumphs and try not to offend fellow pros by being too opinionated (Monty Panesar), and the ones that let it all hang ...

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Review of Michael Vaughan: Time to Declare - My Autobiography - Michael Vaughan

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Young Michael Moonwalker

Advantages: Honest, soul-baring memoir
Disadvantages: No updating; some pictures not captioned; no index

Michael Jackson's autobiography, based on tape-recorded conversations with his editor Shaye Ereheart, was first published in 1988. This new edition has an introduction by Berry Gordy, founder of Motown Records and his original mentor, and an afterword by ...

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Brilliant read for a Michael Jackson fan

Advantages: written by himself in his own words, fantastic photos, etc
Disadvantages: was written 1988 so misses out events since then

was recently looking for something new to read. I decided to look on amazon as I had £1.30 or something left to spend out of an amazon voucher I earnt on here ages ago. I am a huge Michael Jackson fan and his autobiography is something I'd been intereste ...

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