Reviews of biographies, autobiographies, correspondence, memoirs, and other ‘life writing’.
Vol. 2 of ‘The Smoking Diaries’.
Vol. 1 of playwright Simon Gray’s amusing and meandering reminiscences.
The lives and tales of Mark E. Smith.
An unclassifiable masterpiece.
File under ‘Sebaldian’.
Looking at the world through the eyes of a 17th-century polymath.
Walking to Lübeck with J.S. Bach.
The diary of a Victorian country curate.
Notes nearing ninety.