There are moments of poignant beauty alongside the humorous carnage.
About opportunity, but mostly about the lack of it. About guilt and a deep sense of right and wrong.
But this carnage is at a whole new level. As is the prose, this book will never be criticised for ‘descriptive’!
I found myself furrow browed at times, nodding as Haig so vividly describes the effects of depression and anxiety
On a day off work, with our exercise, work and dog walking done, we enquire of each other "are we in?". Yes we are! Gentle music on, dog snuggled on the sofa, books out. Interrupted only by the need to eat. Our two-people-and-a-dog-book-club goes from strength to strength. We very often end up enjoying the... Continue Reading →
I guess I always imagined his androgynous stage presence to be derived from a spoiled home counties up bringing
book review to obama: with love, joy, hate and despair by Jeanne Marie Laskas Remember when politics was motivated by hope and empathy? I challenge anyone, even the most hardened Republicans, to not feel a pang of loss when reading this fabulous book. Obama received 10,000 letters a day. Having earned the reputation for corresponding... Continue Reading →