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Watching You, by Lisa Jewell – book review

Lisa Jewell knows her characters

5 July 2018 · 1 Comment

The Bridge, series 4

In which I burble incoherently about the end of an era

29 June 2018 · Leave a comment

Big Sister, by Gunnar Staalesen – book review

Clever and ambitious with wisecracks to match

14 June 2018 · Leave a comment

The Last Campaign: Robert F Kennedy and 82 days that inspired America, by Thurston Clarke – book review

Why a campaign that lasted just 82 days still has resonance today

10 June 2018 · Leave a comment

The TV Detective, by Simon Hall – book review

All about the entertainment

21 May 2018 · 2 Comments

The Strategy Book, by Max Mckeown – book review

Powerful – and empowering

19 May 2018 · Leave a comment

Keeper, by Johana Gustawsson – book review

Confounding. Clever. Not for squeamish.

1 May 2018 · 1 Comment

The Ice Swimmer, by Kjell Ola Dahl – book review

The pages drip with menace

21 April 2018 · 1 Comment

007 and Mail Rail: the lost James Bond scene on the Post Office Railway

In which nobody does it worse

2 April 2018 · 1 Comment

The Making of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, by Charles Helfenstein – book review

Nobody’s done it better

2 April 2018 · 2 Comments

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