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I am reading a lot of non-fiction at the moment

russell clarke "stipesdoppleganger"
 
The End of the Party
The End of the Party
"Almost reads like a densely plotted thriller at times . No doubt the defintive account of New Labour in all their glory , venality , stupidity and tokenistic box ticking . A legacy re-assessed."
State of Emergency: The Way We Were: Britain, 1970-1974
State of Emergency: The Way We Were: Britain, 1970-1974
"Quite brilliant socio-politcal history of the years 1970-74. I just about old enough to remember aspects but this is thoroughly illuminating (unlike the times ha ha )"
A Last English Summer
A Last English Summer
"Beautifully written account of an English cricket summer -steeped in nostaligia & history and a tangible love of the sport."
It's Only a Movie: Reel Life Adventures of a Film Obsessive
It's Only a Movie: Reel Life Adventures of a Film Obsessive
"Mr Kermode , as ever entertaining & informative and with some genuinely funny anecdotes and plenty of spot on observations. If you like films you,ll like this."
Disgusting Bliss: The Brass Eye of Chris Morris
Disgusting Bliss: The Brass Eye of Chris Morris
"Read-o- geddon .The pages flipped by so quick butterfly.s erected a no-fly zone for 50 yards round me as i read this fascinating canker."
The Ghost That Haunted Itself: The Gruesome Ghoul of Edinburgh's Greyfriars Graveyard: The Story of the McKenzie Poltergeist
The Ghost That Haunted Itself: The Gruesome Ghoul of Edinburgh's Greyfriars Graveyard: The Story of the McKenzie Poltergeist
"Ohhhhhhh whooooooo errrrr and......well you get the picture i'm sure.Pretty creepy actually .Not that i was scared.Hhhmppphh!"
A View From The Foothills: The Diaries of Chris Mullin
A View From The Foothills: The Diaries of Chris Mullin
"A tale of two careers. One minsterial -cosseted & on message ( grudgingly ) the other more scurrilous and off-message from the back benches.Hence more fun."
The Spirit Level: Why Equality Is Better For Everyone
The Spirit Level: Why Equality Is Better For Everyone
"All seems like perfectly common sense to me."
Talking to a Brick Wall: How New Labour stopped listening to the voter and why we need a new politics
Talking to a Brick Wall: How New Labour stopped listening to the voter and why we need a new politics
"See above."
Tony Wheeler's Bad Lands (Lonely Planet Travel Literature)
Tony Wheeler's Bad Lands (Lonely Planet Travel Literature)
"Hugely entertaining , mainly because the author gleefully engages with locations and situations most of us would much rather avoid. Bravo Mr Wheeler."
Slipless In Settle: A Slow Turn Around Northern Cricket
Slipless In Settle: A Slow Turn Around Northern Cricket
"Much like Duncan Hamiltons book ( see line 3) .Not as poetic & nostalgic but funnier and more Northern -i'm sure the two are connected but then , i'm Northern."
Horror Films - Virgin Film (Virgin Film Series)
Horror Films - Virgin Film (Virgin Film Series)
"That recent Mark Gattis series on BBC4 re-ignited my love of horror hence my reading this .The first of many i am sure."
Hammer Glamour
Hammer Glamour
"Blimey... you can keep You Porn and the rest, just give me this. Plenty of nubile lovelies. Ingrid Pitt ...phhhwooooarrr!!!"