Book Review: What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley

What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley by David Shrigley My rating: 1 of 5 stars Let me start by stating my credentials: I’m legally sane;I’m reputedly reasonably intelligent;I have several graduate and post-graduate qualifications and training including several in Art History;I love art – in particularly the Surrealist and Dadaist schools;I… Read More Book Review: What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley

Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am a definite fan of Hosseini’s storytelling so I was looking forward to reading his latest book. I had some trepidation though too. ‘The Kite Runner’ was a hard but astonishing story which was clearly critical of Taliban-run Afghanistan. ‘A Thousand… Read More Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Book Review: How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie

How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie My rating: 5 of 5 stars My goodness, reading this version of Dale Carnegie’s cult classic book is like meeting a long-lost friend after many years and discovering they now have a bionic body. ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’… Read More Book Review: How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie

Book Review: An Inspector Calls and Other Plays by J.B. Priestley

An Inspector Calls and Other Plays by J.B. Priestley My rating: 2 of 5 stars I recall seeing ‘An Inspector Calls’ in my youth. I couldn’t remember anything about it, truth be told, so when this text turned up in my son’s GCSE set texts for English I was delighted to be reacquainted with the… Read More Book Review: An Inspector Calls and Other Plays by J.B. Priestley