Reviews of books in this genre:

Me Talk Pretty One Day by

This is my second Sedaris book, the first being an audiobook of Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, although I actually owned this before that, I just hadn’t gotten around to reading it. It’s another collection of anecdotes from Sedaris’ life and experiences, this time from a broad time range — some from his childhood, some – 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

The Ascent Of Rum Doodle by

At 40,000-and-a-half-feet, Rum Doodle is the highest peak in the world and a team of experienced climbers is assembled at the request of Sir Hugeley Havering with the aim of reaching the summit. The story of their expedition, told by the team’s leader, is what forms the basis of the book. As you can tell, this is a – Read the rest of this review