Book Review: Fighting Back by Frank Bruno

Broo-no, Broo-no! People of a certain age will remember that chant, probably even shouted it at the television on more than one occasion. Frank Bruno is an icon of British sport – well-known and adored by millions around the globe. Even the American audience chanted his name on home turf against one of their own … Continue reading Book Review: Fighting Back by Frank Bruno

Book Review: 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

I didn’t know quite what to expect from this book. I have still not seen the film but I expect that to change soon enough now. I went in blind armed only with the knowledge that the book is about a free man tricked into slavery who managed to eventually alert the authorities and get … Continue reading Book Review: 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

Book Review: Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens

The Hitch died two years ago last month and this memoir was re-released a year after its initial release with a new foreword. In the twilight of his years in view of the fact of the foreknowledge of his mortality, he found it prudent to comment on his impending doom and the black humour of … Continue reading Book Review: Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens