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Karl Ove Knausgaard gets deep and personal: A Death In The Family

Advantages: Wierdly fascinating
Disadvantages: Prostitution as art

Although I’ve written probably towards two thousand internet reviews and articles (and the odd published one) over the past 15 years, I still often pause and wonder whether I actually have anything valid to say or whether my words are simply assisting wit ...

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Review of A Death in the Family My Struggle 1 - Karl Ove Knausgaard

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The controversial first lady of song

Advantages: Enthralling biography of a 20th century legend
Disadvantages: A little rushed near the end [see review]

Two quotes on the back of the dust jacket of his book testify to the power and public perception of Eartha Kitt during her lifetime. Orson Welles once called her ‘the most exciting woman in the world’, while to the CIA she was ‘a sadistic nymphomaniac’. ...

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Review of America's Mistress Eartha Kitt, Her Life and Times - John L. Williams

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Cat Seeks Home And "Bob" Is Born!

Advantages: A beautiful story
Disadvantages: None at all

...Named Bob by James Bowen Last night I looked at one of my cats, Lily, as she lay curled up snug and warm inside her wicker basket nestled in a tight ball cocooned in the warmth of her fleecy under blanket. There is nothing so calm and r ...

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Bobbing About On The Streets

Advantages: An easy read, that will hopefully make you think
Disadvantages: None

...James Bowen was, by his own admission, socially inept when he was growing up. A move to Australia, his parents' divorce, and then a childhood of ups and downs as his mother's business ventures sailed and crashed, moving on every couple of years to a new ...

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How two lives came together

Advantages: An uplifting, heart-warming story of 2 lost souls that find each other.
Disadvantages: None.

I'd recently purchased the Kindle version of 'A Street Cat Named Bob'. I was intrigued by this book after seeing the author, James Bowen, being interviewed on telly once with his cat, Bob. So I thought I would buy the book to read. James Bowen has, by ...

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