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The World According to Caitlin(pronounced Cat-Lin)

Advantages: hilarious and sharply intelligent
Disadvantages: none whatsoever!

I have to admit that I am a bit obsessed with Caitlin Moran. Okay not obsessed but I reckon a night in the pub with her would be something you wouldnít forget in a hurry. I mean, whatís not to like. A home schooled bookworm, ex-music journo, and straight ...

steerpyke 04.01.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Moranthology - Caitlin Moran

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No Mear warm Ray outside!

Advantages: Readable, insightful, moving
Disadvantages: None

Iím an avid watcher of Ray Mears whenever heís on TV. In part of course itís his skills, and empathetic knowledge of being in the outdoors and living in harmony with nature as far as possible. More still, itís his warm, affable personality; he can engage ...

2mennycds 10.11.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of My Outdoor Life - Ray Mears

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A book of 2 halfs - 'More Fool Me' reels you in then disappoints

Advantages: Fairly candid, anecdotes, covers info from previous books, first half
Disadvantages: v strong language used, perhaps too detailed about drug taking, diary extracts aka second half

- Introduction - This I admit was an impulse purchase of mine. I hadn't thought of reading any of his numerous books, until I came across a tweet from Waterstones a few weeks ago, when I was checking my twitter account and it announced that signe ...

IzzyS 06.10.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of More Fool Me - Stephen Fry

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~ * A Good Read * ~

Advantages: Interesting, fans will like it
Disadvantages: nothing major

...I quite like autobiographies, especially famous people and so when I discovered that McFly (a band who I have quite liked over the years) were releasing a book, I couldn't wait to find out what they had to say for themselves. Unsaid Things is the first of ...

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Review of McFly Unsaid Things - Mcfly

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'Well now he's a pillar of society'

Advantages: Warts and all portrait of its subject as a person
Disadvantages: The paperback could have been updated; concentrates very little on the music

Once a scourge of the establishment and an affront to respectability, now a Knight of the Realm. A man who has made an astonishingly lucrative living out of a profession which was once thought to last only three or four years at most. A much-admired yet ...

JOHNV 11.01.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Mick Jagger - Philip Norman

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