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Total Recall by

Very few people can’t have heard of Arnie, the body builder turned actor turned governor. Not so many know how he’s achieved the things he’s done, and that is what this book lays out. Schwarzenegger tells his life story, starting from his early days in an Austrian village that had no running water through to – Read the rest of this review

A Wizard of Earthsea by

Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow would be the perfect way to describe this story. At times it seems to drag on despite its short length, only to explode into a cacophony of action. It’s a short book (my version finished at 201 pages), which was one of the reasons I picked it from my ‘to – Read the rest of this review

And on That Bombshell by

I, like many, was a fan of Top Gear. So a book that promises to take you “inside the madness and genius” of the programme was naturally of interest, especially if it was funny too (and how could it not be?). The author was there before Andy Wilman took over as producer and the ‘new’ – Read the rest of this review