Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman

I actually enjoyed this book a lot more than I thought I would. In this retelling of gospel stories, Mary gives birth to twins; one a healthy, popular boy called Jesus, and the other a sickly, scholarly boy called Christ. … Continue reading

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Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

I love this book (based on her website of the same name). Half of what’s included is new, and the other half is taken directly from the blog and covers her mentally challenged dogs (Simple Dog and Helper Dog), funny … Continue reading

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The Etymologican by Mark Forsyth

I’ve been in a bit of a book slump recently, and, for the very first time, it was a non-fiction book that has plunged me back into voracious reading. Based on the blog Inky Fool and described as ‘a circular … Continue reading

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