Book Of The Week: Me and my mate Jeffrey by Niall Breslin

Me and my mate Jeffrey Niall Breslin Hachette books So anyone that has the following lines in their book is going to get my support “It is frustrating to the core when politics and economics are prioritized ahead of human development. So often in a capitalist society economics comes first, humanity comes second”. Better still … Continue reading Book Of The Week: Me and my mate Jeffrey by Niall Breslin

Book of the week: Stealing all transmissions; A short history of the clash by Randal Doane

Stealing all transmissions A short history of the clash Randal Doane Pm press https://youtu.be/oGIFublvDes This book came out the year of the last World Cup and it’s been in my like to read since then. My delay was in thinking I know about the clash, love their music and have read tomes about them to … Continue reading Book of the week: Stealing all transmissions; A short history of the clash by Randal Doane

Book of the Week: How Football Saved My Life by Alan Stubbs

How Football Saved My Life Alan Stubbs Simon and schuster Every person has a story to tell. Like us all, every footballer has something more than just their job. Alan Stubbs take us one of resilience. A battle tougher than any football match. One man game against cancer. This book takes in his battle as … Continue reading Book of the Week: How Football Saved My Life by Alan Stubbs

Book Of The Week – The road between my feet by Frank turner

The road between my feet Frank turner Headline publications If i was starting again and planning out my life. I would be quite happy knowing that I would I know little about frank turner by the time interned fifty. It would matter little to me that he was in a band called million dead that … Continue reading Book Of The Week – The road between my feet by Frank turner

Book of the Week: And the weak they must suffer the most by Yanis varoufakis

And the weak they must suffer the most Europe, austerity, and the threat to global stability Yanis varoufakis Vintage books This starts as a history of modern European economics. Providing the foundations for the austerity years. The author, as Greek finance minister for a fleeting 8 months had his own tale of woe, where the … Continue reading Book of the Week: And the weak they must suffer the most by Yanis varoufakis

Janesville An American story by Amy Goldstein

Janesville An American story Amy Goldstein Simon and schuster Janesville is a us town that was once home to a thriving manufacturing industry. It’s claim to fame is that it’s the ancestral home to the founder of the Parker pen. Many stories have been written by those Parker pens and in this computerized world it … Continue reading Janesville An American story by Amy Goldstein

Book of the week: The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks Rebecca Skloot Panmacmillan I have heard it said that the truth is stranger than fiction. Well in this case that certainly rings true. With the noise emanating from the huge controversy in ireland around the misdiagnosis of cervical cancer only been drowned out by the recent referendum campaign on … Continue reading Book of the week: The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Book of the week; Noam Chomsky – Global discontents

Noam Chomsky Global discontents Chomsky and David barsamian Penguin books Where to start with Chomsky? Bad religion introduced me to him with their new world order 7”. Manufacturing consent then came out and for a while I tried to read all I could from him. It helped that maximum rock and roll and even Razorcake … Continue reading Book of the week; Noam Chomsky – Global discontents

Book of the Week – Henry Shefflin: The autobiography

Henry Shefflin The autobiography Penguin press I don’t know why I keep coming back to autobiographies. Well I do, but i shouldn’t. There’s people I admire as sports people, activists, involved in the arts. Because of that I think I need to read about them just because they publish a book. I know what they … Continue reading Book of the Week – Henry Shefflin: The autobiography

Book of the Week – Misogynation

Misogynation The true scandal of sexism Laura bates Simon and schuster Again I’m reading a book that in my utopian world of equality there really should be no need to write. Women experience discrimination and harassment almost daily. Whether that is direct through receiving less pay or opportunities in the workplace or through looks or … Continue reading Book of the Week – Misogynation