Books

Kindle Oasis Review

Last week I was checking something on Amazon and the latest Kindle Oasis was listed for £199. It is normally £259 for the 32GB version so this is quite a decent discount, but I admit that the cost for what… Read More ›

Bookshop.org

This is such a great idea. You buy a book online from a local bookstore and have it delivered. They will get the money, which is hugely important in the UK during a November lockdown, and everyone is a winner…. Read More ›

Station Eleven

What was lost in the collapse: almost everything, almost everyone, but there is still such beauty. One snowy night in Toronto famous actor Arthur Leander dies on stage whilst performing the role of a lifetime. That same evening a deadly… Read More ›

Books are banned?

The move by the Welsh government is quite strange in my view. Firstly, I believe that the book thing is maybe an error by the supermarkets for the reasons quote in the tweet above, but what I don’t get is… Read More ›

How Not To Be Wrong

Two years ago today, in the midst of an awful family crisis, I started therapy after finally admitting that I wasn’t providing people I love with the help & support they needed. I did it more in desperation than in… Read More ›

A Man & His Car

Man-about-town and NYC men’s style fixture Matt Hranek is back with his second book, A Man & His Car. Here is a beautiful homage to an object of men’s obsession, told in firsthand and original interviews. Jay Leno, a major… Read More ›

The Cartiers

The Cartiers is the revealing tale of a jewelry dynasty—four generations, from revolutionary France to the 1970s. At its heart are the three Cartier brothers whose motto was “Never copy, only create” and who made their family firm internationally famous… Read More ›