Book Review: You Don’t Want to Know – The grisly, jaw-dropping and most macabre moments from history, nature and beyond by James Felton

My rating: 4 of 5 stars James Felton is one of those writers who don’t just call a spade a spade: they call it a fecking great shovel. And when I say ‘fecking’, that’s not the word he’s really using, obviously. It’s a close cousin. He uses it a lot. Combine this with the actual… Read More Book Review: You Don’t Want to Know – The grisly, jaw-dropping and most macabre moments from history, nature and beyond by James Felton

Book Review: Sunburn – The unofficial history of the Sun newspaper in 99 headlines by James Felton

My rating: 5 of 5 stars I can’t remember now how I came across James Felton originally. I think it was finding his book ’52 Times Britain was a Bellend’, which I loved, reviewed, and then found him on Twitter. Since then, I’ve just come to think of Felton as being one of the best… Read More Book Review: Sunburn – The unofficial history of the Sun newspaper in 99 headlines by James Felton

Book Review: How Britain Really Works: Understanding the Ideas and Institutions of a Nation by Stig Abell

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Stig Abell is quite a fascinating chap and that comes across very much in this book. Almost a contemporary of mine (we both grew up in the Midlands around the same time, and he went to the same school in Loughborough as a friend of mine but six years… Read More Book Review: How Britain Really Works: Understanding the Ideas and Institutions of a Nation by Stig Abell