Dirt by Bill Buford reviewed

Title: Dirt Author: Bill Buford Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Random House UK, Vintage Publishing Release Date: October 1, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 448 Source: NetGalley In Dirt, Bill Buford–author of the best-selling, now-classic, Heat–moves his attention from Italian cuisine to the food of France. Baffled by the language, determined that he can master the art of …

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The Light Ages by Seb Falk reviewed

Title: The Light Ages Author: Seb Falk Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Penguin Press UK – Allen Lane, Particular, Pelican, Penguin Classics Release Date: September 24, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 320 Source: NetGalley Soaring Gothic cathedrals, violent crusades, the Black Death: these are the dramatic forces that shaped the medieval era. But the so-called Dark Ages also …

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Who They Was by Gabriel Krauze reviewed

Title: Who They Was Author: Gabriel Krauze Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: 4th Estate Release Date: August 03, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 336 Source: NetGalley This life is like being in an ocean. Some people keep swimming towards the bottom. Some people touch the bottom with one foot, or even both, and then push themselves off it …

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The Land Beyond by Leon McCarron reviewed

Title: The Land Beyond Author: Leon McCarron Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (UK & ANZ) Release Date: August 06, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 224 Source: NetGalley There are many reasons why it might seem unwise to walk, mostly alone, through the Middle East. That, in part, is exactly why Leon McCarron did it. From …

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The Magic of Terry Pratchett by Marc Burrows reviewed

Title: The Magic of Terry Pratchett Author: Marc Burrows Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Pen & Sword Release Date: July 30, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 224 Source: NetGalley The Magic Of Terry Pratchett is the first full biography of Sir Terry Pratchett ever written. Sir Terry was Britain’s best-selling living author, and before his death in 2015 …

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The Outlaw Ocean by Ian Urbina reviewed

Title: The Outlaw Ocean Author: Ian Urbina Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Random House UK, Vintage Publishing Release Date: July 16, 2020 Format: Ebook Pages: 560 Source: NetGalley There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world’s oceans: too big to police, and under no clear international authority, …

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