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PAUL O’GRADY – At My Mother’s Knee

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21 Jan 2009 – from Gill A very well written and entertaining autobiography, taking O’Grady up to his early years in London, with brief forays into times nearer the present,l too.  It seems he didn’t have a co-writer, if that’s true then fair play to him as it’s well put together (and also well edited) and […]

Book reviews – The White Monkey and Smart Blonde: Dolly Parton (plus a confession)


Hooray – I’m all caught up and back on track now with my May reads – although I do note that I’m only on books four and five of the month at the moment … Today we have two sagas – well, one’s meant to be, and one was a bit of a saga of […]

Book reviews – My Animals and Other Family, Running my Life, and some new lovelies!


Two sporting autobiographies today, almost read in order; I am skipping about a bit but the temptation to put my reads in pairs is pretty overwhelming. Hopefully it all makes sense. I was doing MARVELLOUSLY with my TBR, too, getting it down to two books by the time a Macomber taken from the back had […]

Book reviews: Jonah’s Gourd Vine, To Bed With Grand Music (Persephone), Making Conversation (Persephone), The Devil Rides Out


Zora Neale Hurston – “Jonah’s Gourd Vine” (25 December 2011, LibraryThing Virago Group Secret Santa gift) Note: this is part of a volume of Collected Works (you can see in the photo: the blue book with white lines to the left of “Sun City”. I will be reading the individual novels within the volume interspersed […]