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My Shit Life So Far by Frankie Boyle

My Shit Life So Far is meant to be a comedic observational autobiography by comedian and topical panelist Frankie Boyle. Francis Martin Patrick Boyle, known as Frankie Boyle, is a Scottish comedian and writer, well known for his pessimistic and often controversial sense of humour. He was born on 16 August 1972 in Glasgow, Scotland …

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Born Fearless by Big Phil Campion

I borrowed this book from the library and my husband noticed it. he asked me if I was enjoying the book, then commented that he had come across “big”Phil Campion during his time in the military. It was interesting to hear his comments about the author who portrays himself as all but invincible. He is certainly …

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Anyone Can Do It: My Story by Duncan Bannatyne

Duncan Walker Bannatyne, OBE, is a Scottish entrepreneur, television presenter, philanthropist and author.  He was born in Clydebank on the West Coast of Scotland on 2 February 1949.  His business interests include hotels, health clubs, spas, media, TV, stage schools, property and transport. His OBE was awarded for his contributions to charity.   Banntyne has …

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White Slave by Marco Pierre White

I do not consider myself a bad cook, but I am certainly not interested in doing all the fiddly bits that go with being a top class chef. So when I saw this auto-biography on the “read me before I go” shelf in my local library, I decided to do just that.  This autobiography was …

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I Don’t Mean to be Rude But … by Simon Cowell

I find Simon Cowell a very interesting man.  He was born in the Lambeth district of London, England on 7 October 1959.  He comes from a large family of six brothers and one sister but is best known as a  is a television music and talent competition judge, A&R executive, television producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. …

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Wasted by Mark Johnson

Wasted was book of the month at my book club. It is the autobiography of Mark Johnson who suffered a poor and violent childhood.  He first took heroin at the age of 11.  His was a childhood of an abused, emotionally neglected, thieving street-running boy.  He grew into a man who turned his life into a drug …

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