Non-Fiction

Reviews of books in this genre:

A Man & His Watch by

So, I’ve developed a bit of a watch habit over the last year. I’ve always liked watches but never been that worried about the details. I stuck this on my Christmas list as it sounded interesting — a collection of photographs and stories about watches and their owners. It’s more of a coffee-table book if – Read the rest of this review

Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall by

When I tell you that Milligan, legendarily, had the words “I told you I was ill” inscribed on his tombstone, you understand the sort of person you’re dealing with. Most war movies, histories and biographies deal with the act of fighting, either to indicate how events unfolded or show acts of bravery. Less well covered – Read the rest of this review

Apollo 8 by

Who doesn’t like a bit of space travel? The number of people who follow every SpaceX launch tells you it’s still something that can hold the public’s attention. The majesty seems to have been lost a little though, as if going to space has become routine, which is definitely is not. Apollo 8 was the – Read the rest of this review