REVIEW: 488 Rules for Life by Kitty Flanagan

In brief: The most comprehensive rules for almost any occasion you've ever thought of (and then some). The good: Very funny and very true. The not-so-good: Page 297. Why I chose it: It was in the shops and I was laughing at random pages. Year: 2019 Pages: 304 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Rating: 9 out... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car

In brief: Short bits about nearly every part and brand related to cars. Potentially factual. The good: It was funny and I learned things! The not-so-good: More involvement from Mr Clarkson, Hammond and May please. Why I chose it: Love The Grand Tour even though my internet is so slow I can only watch one... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Grand Tour Guide to the World

In brief: The companion book to the first series of The Grand Tour, involving three middle aged men, some cars and the world. (Please say the last part in Jeremy Clarkson's voice). The good: It's Clarkson, Hammond and May back together. The not-so-good: Occasionally falls a bit flat. Why I chose it: Cars, explosions, craziness…plus... Continue Reading →

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

In brief: David Sedaris discusses family, working as a removalist, learning French, the expiry date of food and Americans abroad in this hilarious collection of essays. The good: It's snortingly funny. The not-so-good: It finished! Why I chose it: David Sedaris is a funny, funny man and signed this copy for me. Year: 2000 Pages:... Continue Reading →

Bossypants by Tina Fey

A quick rundown…The story of Tina Fey – from growing up to bonefide Super Star. Strengths: Very funny and honest Weaknesses: I don't watch any of her shows! Why I read it: The book that's not Fifty Shades of Grey that everyone's talking about Pages: 275 Published: 2011 Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Setting: USA... Continue Reading →

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