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My Life in Books

Discussion in 'Personal' started by ResourceFinder, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. Oo, thanks - didn't know about this show.

    Have been watching 'Faulks on Fiction' though, and love it. I thought the most recent one was excellent - the programme featured snobs. Next week it's villains.
     
  2. Was tempted but would rather have a different host. Did Anne Robinson actually listen to the people she was interviewing?
     
  3. This was why I posted

    I missed the first 5 mins because I had thought ... no way with AR ... but then I thought ooooooo PD James so switched on .... Anne was ok, interested and knowledgeable

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  4. I'm watching it now on iplayer. Lovely programme. Agree that AR is not as irritating as I had supposed. PD James is amazing - and I've never read any of her books but might do now based on her character/personality. Found Richard Bacon a bit irritating and patronising to PD James. Although, if I'm being nice, I think he was a bit embarrassed and felt out of his depth next to her.
    I just think it's fabulous to have a TV show where it's just people talking about books. So simple but so lovely.
     
  5. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

    I like to read books. I don't like pompous pricks telling me how wonderful they are.
     
  6. Thanks for your input, Jacob
     
  7. grumpy jacob!
    I like to read books and have no objection to anyone, pompous or not, telling me about books I might otherwise not have considered reading.
     

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