Book – Adam Spencer’s Book of NumbersAuthor – Adam SpencerYear – 2000Genre – MathsPages – 214 It is a little bit of a guilty secret of mine that I actually quite enjoy maths. Maybe I shouldn’t, but I think that numbers can be quite fun. So a book that takes all of the numbers from one … Read moreBook 12 – Adam Spencer’s Book of Numbers
Book – 31 SongsAuthor – Nick HornbyYear – 2002Genre – MusicPages – 2004 I am a big fan of Nick Hornby. I have read all of his novels, and I thought it would be a great idea to go through and read the non-fiction books that he has done. I remember this book coming out … Read moreBook 11 – 31 Songs
Book – Mr ToppitAuthor – Charles EltonYear – 2009Genre – FictionPages – 343 I grabbed this one in a charity shop in Dartford because it had a pretty intriguing cover. The dark tree-like swirls and the cut out front make it look like a good fantasy crossover. Reading the blurb enhances this idea – the … Read moreBook 10 – Mr Toppit
Book – Making the Cat LaughAuthor – Lynne TrussYear – 1995Genre – ColumnsPages – 212 Well, this is about as not me as books get I suppose. From it’s pink cover, to its admission that it is a series of columns from publications such as Woman’s Journal, to the fact that it is primarily a book … Read moreBook 9 – Making the Cat Laugh
Book – Are You Dave Gorman?Authors – Dave Gorman and Danny WallaceYear – 2000Genre – Humour/Travel (in that weird way that books like this classify as travel – probably as a result of this particular book)Pages – 384 Over the years, I have read just about all of the books that both Danny Wallace ad … Read moreBook 8 – Are You Dave Gorman?
Book – Dear OllyAuthor – Michael MorpurgoYear – 2000Genre – Children’sPages – 128 I mentioned in my last entry how I work in a primary school. One of the boons of working with younger children is that you are surrounded by their books, and once you become an adult, you can sometimes forget that some children’s … Read moreBook 7 – Dear Olly