May 30, 2017

Category: Books

‘The End Of Eddy’ Tells Of Growing Up Poor And Gay In Working-Class France Listen· 7:20

  • by CindyLawson
  • 2 Months ago
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Ever since the twin surprises of Brexit and Donald Trump’s political rise, Western media has been obsessed with what’s going on in the minds of rural and working-class people. In America, this helped make a star of J.D. Vance, whose book, Hillbilly Elegy, is looked on as a kind of Rosetta Stone to the psyche […]

Stephen King mocks James Patterson for writing his own praise

  • by CindyLawson
  • 4 Months ago
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Everyone has their own little manners self-promotion, but James Patterson’s seems particularly bold. Though he may be the world’s best-selling author, Patterson recently raised a few eyebrows in the literary world when the promotional material for his latest book, The Black Book, seemed to quote none other than the man himself. Underneath a giant red […]

The Chicken Connoisseur signs book deal with Blink Publishing

  • by CindyLawson
  • 4 Months ago
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Elijah Quashie — better known as ‘The Chicken Connoisseur’ — has reportedly signed a book deal with Blink Publishing. The 23-year-old, who hosts the YouTube show The Pengest Munch and heralds from Tottenham, will release In Search of the Nation’s 50 Favourite Chicken Establishments later this year. Quashie’s show went viral in December last year […]