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Sex, Drugs and Pot!

Advantages: Honest read
Disadvantages: Another book to come

After the enjoyable autobiography ‘Jimmy White: Behind the White Ball’ we have another version of his life story on the shelves, a far more seedier one, a version that would not have earned him the sponsorship and invitations he got back in his prime as t ...

thedevilinme 08.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Second Wind - Jimmy White

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~ * Probably The Funniest Book Ever! * ~

Advantages: Funny! Interesting! Inspiring!!
Disadvantages: Nothing major!

o be honest, despite liking Louis Spence after finding him to be very funny on shows such as Celebrity Juice, I didn't really know who Louis Spence was (apart from the fact that he is a dancer). So when I heard about his autobiography, "Still Got It, Neve ...

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Review of Still Got It...Never Lost It - Louis Spence

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A Sheila Like No Other

Advantages: Fascinating subject, well written, thoroghly enjoyable
Disadvantages: None

Sheila by Robert Wainwright is the biography of Sheila Chisholm, an Australian later known as Lady Loughborough, Lady Milbanke and Princess Dimitri. Born on her family's homestead of Wollogorang, two days from Sydney, Sheila met her first husband, Lord Lo ...

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Review of Sheila - Robert Wainwright

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A Curious Character Indeed

Advantages: A book about a scientist that isn't science heavy, yet you'll surely learn something
Disadvantages: Well, it isn't science heavy, and some folks doubt whether everything in it is true

Have you ever heard of Richard Feynman? Perhaps you know he shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965. Perhaps you know that he, as a young physicist, helped develop the atomic bomb at Los Alamos during the war. More likely, you are aware that he sat o ...

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Review of Surely You're Joking Mr.Feynman! - Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton

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Sylvia and the family of protest

Advantages: Very effective biography which keeps the historical background well in focus
Disadvantages: None

To some extent, the history of the suffragettes was also the history of the Pankhurst family. Sylvia, born in 1882, was the second daughter of Dr Richard and Emmeline Pankhurst, and one of three sisters. The book At the start we are introduced to ...

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Review of Sylvia Pankhurst The Rebellious Suffragette - Shirley Harrison

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