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Non-fiction book reviews, looking at some of the best new publications, including hardback and paperback releases, ranging from scientific books to theological debate, art, politics, travel and history.

The Road To Little Dribbling, by Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson, The Road To Little Dribbling review

It's been twenty years since Bill Bryson made his celebrated first tour of the UK in Notes From A Small Island, combining keen insight...
Dom Joly's The Dark Tourist

Dom Joly, The Dark Tourist review

It’s not often that you come across a new travel writer with flare and wit, as well as a whole new direction in tourism,...

Bill Bryson, The Lost Continent

Bill Bryson has never really written conventional travel books and that's something that's pretty obvious straight away when reading The Lost Continent, his first...
Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

The God Delusion, by Richard Dawkins

Whatever your religious views might be, Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion is an absolute must read. It's not really a light book to plough...

Alexander McQueen, Genius of a Generation

News of Alexander McQueen's death earlier this year hit the fashion industry hard, so it is no surprise that Alexander McQueen: Genius of a...

Richard Dawkins The Selfish Gene

The Irvine Welsh of the scientific literary world Originally written in 1976, and this the second edition in 1989, Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene demands...

Dawn of the dumb: Dispatches from the idiotic frontline by Charlie Brooker

Dawn of the dumb: Dispatches from the idiotic frontline is basically an introduction to the hilariously angry rantings of one Charlton “Charlie” Brooker. Taken...
How To Make A Tornado, New Scientist

How To Make A Tornado by New Scientist review

Mad science gone wrong How To Make A Tornado was a Christmas present, so it was always going to be difficult to write a bad...

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