Suzan St Maur

"author of "How To Write Winning Non-fiction" and 20 other books"
Suzan St Maur, author of "How To Write Winning Non-fiction" and 20 other books
Helpful votes received on reviews: 80% (79 of 99)
Location: UK and Canada
Birthday: 5 May
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Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, I came to the UK and from the 1970s onwards worked as an advertising copywriter, script and speechwriter, as well as researching and writing more than 20 published nonfiction books – with several more in the pipeli… Read more

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 607,620 - Total Helpful Votes: 79 of 99
Get off the Sofa: A prescription for a healthier l&hellip by Andrew Curran
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
The merest mention of healthy lifestyle, healthy diet, healthy anything much normally has me reaching for the nearest poisonous snack or filthy glass of booze. But Dr Andrew Curran's "Get Off The Sofa" wins the dubious prize of being the first book about how I should be looking after my body that I read cover to cover in less than 24 hours. A doctor who can explain to me why I should be looking after various vital organs, how to do it, and make me laugh uproariously at his funny writing and drawings, is a person in a million. Trust me, even the most committed couch potato will love this book and will feel gently nudged, with a hearty chuckle, into doing something positive about their… Read more
Sultan of Zanzibar, The by Martyn Downer
Sultan of Zanzibar, The by Martyn Downer
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Recently I have had a passion for books about the "Bloomsbury Set" and their contemporaries and after seeing so much in print about the Stephen family, Duncan Grant, Clive Bell, Leonard Woolf etc., etc., it was refreshing and very illuminating to read Martyn Downer's excellent book about Horace de Vere Cole. Like so many moneyed upper class people of that era Horace was a "legend in his own lunchtime;" as conveyed by Downer, a rather tragic character whose undoubted talents as a hoaxer and poet were gradually frittered away to nothing, along with his money. So many books about the Bloomsbury Set paint a rather rose-tinted picture, but in this book Downer tells it like, I suspect, it really… Read more
Cholesterol Revitaliser: Insider Secrets to Revita&hellip by Stuart Brown
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
One of the oldest clichés in the world of books on medical topics is that they must always be written by "qualified experts." This is nonsense. In fact when I am working with healthcare clients on writing material for patients to read, I always say that probably the LAST people in the world who should write it are doctors or scientists. With the best will in the world, they're too close to it, too hamstrung by protocol and scientific etiquette, and they can't know how it feels to be a patient. What experienced journalists like Stuart Brown offer, however, is they have been trained to know how it feels - as well as to ask the same questions to which ordinary mortals want answers… Read more