Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi

Helter Skelter was so interesting. I’d never really read any true crime before last year (when I went through a fairly intense Simpson trial phase). But after picking up on a lot of hype for The Girls by Emma Cline, combined with a recommendation from a colleague, I ended up spending an interesting fortnight engrossed […]

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The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

Gosh this was a strange sort of read. Not only because of Carrie Fisher’s all-too-recent passing, but because of the blend of past and present, and somewhat vague interlinking theme. The memoir is largely structured around nineteen-year-old Fisher’s brief affair with Harrison Ford – at the time in his thirties and married with two children. […]

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Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie, by Anne Martinetti, Guillaume Lebeau, and Alexandre Franc

Agatha stumbled across my path by happy accident. While scrolling through the Guardian books section one break time, I found myself reading Rachel Cooke’s review of this graphic biography and thought it a wonderfully novel idea. I filed it away somewhere in my memory banks, then coincidentally came face to face with it a month […]

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