Tag Archives: Non-fiction

Alison’s Picks – August 2012

John Hughes  : The Idea of Home : autobiographical essays Waleed Aly : People Like Us : how arrogance is dividing Islam and the West Emily Mackie : And This is True Mark O’Flynn : Untested Cures for Modern Day … Continue reading

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Royal Mistresses of the House of Hanover-Windsor by Susanna de Vries

Royal Mistresses of the House of Hanover-Windsor by Susanna de Vries Published in 2011 by Pirgos Press, 425pp incl. endnotes and index. Found on the Adult Non-Fiction shelves at 941.07 DEV Summary : We late 20th and early 21st century mortals may have … Continue reading

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A.A. Gill is Further Away Helping with Enquiries

A. A. Gill is Further Away Helping with Enquiries by A. A. Gill On the Adult Non-fiction shelves at 910.4 GIL A. A. Gill is the TV and restaurant critic for the Sunday Times and author of fiction and non-fiction … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly : Reviewed by You

No Regrets : the life of Edith Piaf by Carolyn Burke Found on the Adult Non-fiction shelves at 920 PIA This attempts to be an objective account of Edith Piaf’s life – and it is – but it is not … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly : Reviewed by You

Van Gogh : the life by Steven W. Naifeh and Gregory White Smith (2011) Found on the Adult Non-fiction shelves at 920 GOG Vincent Van Gogh never meant to be a tortured genius. He just wanted to cope with life and … Continue reading

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Listeners in the Mist – Blue Mountains City Library Podcasts

As promised, here is the podcast interview with author, Cecile Yazbek has been put up on Listeners in the Mist. Listeners in the Mist host John Merriman interviews Cecile about her creative life, including her latest book, Mezze to Milk Tart: From the … Continue reading

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