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Book Review: Kings of the Yukon: An Alaskan River Journey by Adam Weymouth

Book reviews By April 12, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I might not have discovered Kings of the Yukon so soon if Adam Weymouth’s book hadn’t been shortlisted for the PFD/Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award. Last year, I was lucky enough to be invited to a bloggers’ event in London where we met the authors, who read excerpts and answered questions, before copies of each book were…

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Book Review: A Boy in the Water by Tom Gregory

Book reviews By August 30, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Tom Gregory’s channel swim memoir A Boy in the Water couldn’t be more timely, published as it is the day after Lewis Pugh successfully completed The Long Swim by swimming the length of the English Channel from Cornwall to Dover. Eltham, South London. 1984: the hot fug of the swimming pool and the slow splashing of a boy learning to…

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