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The Mighty Book Of Boosh – Julian Barratt & Noel Fielding

February 27, 2009


The Mighty Book Of Boosh is the latest project by the team behind the surreal comedy show. The Mighty Boosh has earned itself a cult following after a radio series, three TV series and two sell-out UK tours featuring their menagerie of engaging and often outrageous characters including the polo-eyed Hitcher and Bob Fossil, the […]

Bog Child – Siobhan Dowd

February 26, 2009


Siobhan Dowd’s new novel, Bog Child, is a twisting tale that takes us from Drumleash, in 1981, right back to 80 AD. In this inspiring story about first love, politics and family bonds, we follow the lives of 18-year-old Fergus, and Mel, the child he discovers hidden in a bog. Mel troubles Fergus’ dreams, and […]

We’re British, Innit: An Irreverent A to Z of All Things British – Ian Aitch

December 12, 2008


I spotted this in one of my local bookshops and was intrigued by the amazing definition of the word “Innit” that was located on the book cover. This book takes some of the most famous aspects of Britishness, including tea, crumpets and Queen Elizabeth II and describes them in a hilarious yet strangely informative way. […]