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Jimmy who?

Advantages: A look inside the head of a personal hero
Disadvantages: It's just a bit dull

Who Hell He? First things first because if you're not American then I know you'll be asking, "Who's Jimmy Buffett?" The simple answer is - he's an American National Treasure. It's difficult for us here in Britain to understand just how famous this ...

sharper_fin 24.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of A Pirate Looks at Fifty - Jimmy Buffett

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What's in a name?

Advantages: It's written by Bill Bryson
Disadvantages: It doesn't tell you much

Shakespeare eh? Bloody hell. What can be said of William Shakespeare that hasn't already been said? The greatest Englishmen who ever lived? Possibly. The greatest writer we've ever produced? Probably. The most important and most influential wordsmith ...

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Review of Shakespeare - Bill Bryson

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A Brilliant Bryson Biography

Advantages: Superb detail
Disadvantages: Didn't get bogged down with unimportant material

...Studying English at University and generally having quite an interest in his plays about seeing a couple of them whilst still at secondary school I thought it was about time that I learnt a bit more about the playwright that is William Shakespeare hence m ...

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Review of Shakespeare - Bill Bryson

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There's a Bruce on the loose

Advantages: Plenty of very funny stories and a few poignant ones as well
Disadvantages: No index

...Ken Bruce is one of those endearing figures who has more or less become part of our national heritage. With Sir Terry Wogan having retired from the daytime Radio 2 roster and handed over to Chris Evans (the togmeister now appears occasionally on a Sunday ...

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Review of The Tracks of My Years - Ken Bruce

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A Journey to Broadmoor

Advantages: The Tory hates it
Disadvantages: Campbell should've been Blair's ghost-writer

...Tony Blair - 'A Journey' Genre: Autobiography Price - £17.99 in most bookstores - Now dropping in price Ex - Prime Ministers' after office; after the dust has settled, or not; nevertheless confides in the solitude pen for comfort, s ...

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Review of The Journey - Tony Blair

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