Good Omens – Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman are two of Britain’s most beloved authors, and they’ve both proven their writing skill with the likes of Pratchett’s hugely successful Discworld novels and Gaiman’s Sandman comic series along with novels such as American Gods … Continue reading

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Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece – Stephen Fry

Mythos by Stephen Fry – Book Review As I explained in my review of Norse Myths, both Greek and Norse mythology have always appealed to me because I find it much easier to accept the existence of a God when … Continue reading

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Animal Farm – George Orwell

Animal Farm

Animal Farm by George Orwell Book Review At a glance, one could be forgiven for assuming that Animal Farm is just a nice children’s story about a group of farmyard animals who, tired of being treated unfairly by their master, … Continue reading

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer – Patrick Suskind

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind Book Review When we think of which senses are most valuable to us, our sense of smell usually takes a back seat. The idea of losing our sense of sight or … Continue reading

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Musui’s Story: Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai – Katsu Kokichi

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The samurai were a class of military nobility found in Japan who, for over 700 years, fought and served lords who ruled over the country. Despite making up only 10% of Japan’s population the samurai maintained order and are often … Continue reading

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Reasons to Stay Alive – Matt Haig

Reasons to Stay Alive

Advancements in technology and medicine means that, when it comes to your physical health, there’s never been a better time to be alive. People living in the West don’t have to give a second thought to ailments that could easily … Continue reading

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Alan Partridge: Nomad – Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan)

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Alan Partridge is back, and this time he’s documenting his epic journey that saw him traveling across (some parts of) Britain, and he’s keen to stress, it was not for charity. If you’re unfamiliar with Alan Partridge then the first … Continue reading

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Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers – Nick Offerman

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Gumption – Noun – Informal. Shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness. That’s right, another book by comedian/actor/writer/woodworker Nick Offerman. Perhaps, based on my review of his last book, you’re interested in reading his latest release but just need this esteemed … Continue reading

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Digging up Mother: A Love Story – Doug Stanhope

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Casual comedy fans will be forgiven for not having heard of American comedian Doug Stanhope. This hard-drinking, hard-talking comedian has never had a hit TV series, doesn’t appear on panel shows, and would never get his material broadcast on the … Continue reading

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Check Out This Awesome DIY Book Staircase

If you consider yourself handy when it comes to home improvements then check out this fantastic staircase that has been repainted to turn the steps into a giant stack of books! Originally posted on Reddit, this awesome project was created … Continue reading

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