Birth date: January 01, 1954
Bill Buford's Books
It's like This American Life in written form.
Unlike any nonfiction work I've ever read. Every single.. work, shall I say, is written in a conversational tone. The best thing is the author seems to understand that nonfiction can be a boring pain in the ass..
Interesting in regard to football hooliganism and pack mentality. A very good read!
I wanted to like this book but eventually I had to stop wasting time on it and move on. The threads of the narrative were not woven together in any way that made sense. There was a lot of skipping around during the timeframe of the novel with no explanation for the sequence of things. The author ...
A collection of short pieces by (mostly) prominent British authors (circa 1993).Editors included Salman Rushdie and A.S. Byatt.However, the problem with this concept is that great novelists don't tend to be great short-story writers. Many of the writers included have simply contributed excerpts from...