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Neil Gaiman, The View From The Cheap Seats

Neil Gaiman, The View from the Cheap Seats hardback release on its way

We all know Neil Gaiman as the writer of fantastical fiction like Good Omens, American Gods, Stardust and The Ocean At The End Of The...
Leonard review

William Shatner’s Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With A Remarkable Man review

Despite the absolute candor and honesty that sits behind Leonard: My Fifty Year Friendship With A Remarkable Man - William Shatner's tribute biography to Leonard...
Yann Martel, The High Mountains Of Portugal

Yann Martel, The High Mountains Of Portugal review

Booker Prize winning author of The Life Of Pi, Yann Martel, returned in February 2016 with his tenth book, The High Mountains Of Portugal,...
Judd Apatow's Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy

Judd Apatow, gets Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy

You and we both/all know Judd Apatow for his box office busting King Kong kahuna burgers of comedy with the likes of Anchorman 2:...
Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett, Monstrous Regiment review

Continuing our long-standing love affair with the genius imagination of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels, the latest up for review is the excellent Monstrous Regiment,...
Julian Barnes, The Noise Of Time review

Julian Barnes, The Noise Of Time review

Julian Barnes' The Noise Of Time is as much a homage to Russian composer Shostakovich's low level rebellion of traditional form and populism as it...
William Shatner, Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With A Remarkable Man biography

William Shatner, Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With A Remarkable Man biography

Following the death of Leonard Nimoy in February 2015, we've had to live long and prosper without the man that brought us Spock (as...
Nick Frost, Truths, Half Truths And Little White Lies

Nick Frost, Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies review

There's a weird similarity between reading an autobiography and your average, run of the mill quickening from immortal epic, The Highlander, and with Nick...
Steve Coogan, Easily Distracted

Steve Coogan, Easily Distracted review

The title for Steve Coogan's Easily Distracted is as much a description of his autobiography as it is of his life, but it's pulled together...
Gregg Hurwitz, Orphan X

Orphan X, Gregg Hurwitz release

Thrillers may well have been derided slightly in literature circles over the years, but you can't argue with their success and enduring appeal, whether...
Harper Lee, Go Set A Watchman paperback

Harper Lee, Go Set A Watchman paperback release

Last year saw Harper Lee returning to the fictional town of Maycombe, Alabama with the release of her second novel, Go Set A Watchman,...
Sherlock, The Abominable Bride interview

Sherlock The Abominable Bride interviews

With the time-splicing new outing for Sherlock in The Abominable Bride, coming to BBC 1 on New Year's Day at 9pm, we've been luck...

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