Book Review: Around the World in 80 Words – A Journey Through the English Language by Paul Anthony Jones

Around the World in 80 Words: A Journey Through the English Language by Paul Anthony Jones My rating: 5 of 5 stars Continuing on with my quest to allow Dr Oliver Tearle of Interesting Literature fame to bankrupt me, this review is as a direct result of his own review of the book which you… Read More Book Review: Around the World in 80 Words – A Journey Through the English Language by Paul Anthony Jones

Book Review: How to Avoid Huge Ships And Other Implausibly Titled Books by Joel Rickett

How to Avoid Huge Ships: And Other Implausibly Titled Books by Joel Rickett My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have an eclectic taste in art forms, to say the least. Whether I review books, or theatre productions, or music, the range of material I like is pretty vast. I’m rather pleased then to have… Read More Book Review: How to Avoid Huge Ships And Other Implausibly Titled Books by Joel Rickett

Book Review – Hello Goodbye Hello: A Circle of 101 Remarkable Meetings by Craig Brown

Hello Goodbye Hello: A Circle of 101 Remarkable Meetings by Craig Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars Interesting Literature is a fascinating online site which, among many other wonderful things, reviews quirky books from time to time. Unfortunately for me (more accurately, my bank balance) these books almost invariably pique my interest and I… Read More Book Review – Hello Goodbye Hello: A Circle of 101 Remarkable Meetings by Craig Brown

Book Review: Britain by the Book – A Curious Tour of Our Literary Landscape by Oliver Tearle

Britain by the Book: A Curious Tour of Our Literary Landscape by Oliver Tearle My rating: 5 of 5 stars I do like trivia books, I must confess. Give me a lot of facts mixed with a reasonable dose of humour and I’m in cloud nine. I got more than my money’s worth with Dr… Read More Book Review: Britain by the Book – A Curious Tour of Our Literary Landscape by Oliver Tearle

Recommended Resource: Interesting Literature.com & how to write an essay

This will be a more unusual ‘recommended resource’ today as it is inspired by a particular blog post read this morning. That said, singing the praises of the blog site called Interesting Literature has been long overdue. I’ve loved this blog for a long time. I read a lot of blogs and the majority I file… Read More Recommended Resource: Interesting Literature.com & how to write an essay