What's Phil been reading?

By Mr Books Bookshop

By Mr Books Bookshop

Now Spring is here(ish) I've updated the list of books I've been reading

Daughters of Night

Laura Shepherd-Robinson

£14.99 £13.94

Atmospheric story of C16th London, a murder and a (sort of) detective

The Assault on Truth: Boris Johnson, Donald Trump and the Emergence of a New Moral Barbarism

Peter Oborne

£12.99 £12.08

Another guest on the podcast - Peter Oborn carefully dismantling the lies of the government...YOUR government. Not recommended for those with a heart condition.

The Piltdown Forgery: Fiftieth Anniversary edition, with a new Introduction and Afterword by Chris Stringer

University of Oxford) Weiner J. S. (formerly Reader in Physical Anthropology


A bit of a hobby of mine, and one of my collection. Still a fascinating story - a mystery that remains unanswered.

All My Colors

David Quantick

£26.99 £25.10

David Quantick - the comedy writer (recently a guest on our podcast) and a quirky, filmic story of a book that never existed.

Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

Peter Godfrey-Smith

£9.99 £9.29

Fascinating look at what constitutes intelligence (warning: contains a shocking fact about octopus lives...)


Susanna Clarke

£14.99 £13.94

I loved Johnathan Strange & Mr Norrell and this drew me in from the start. Don't spoil it for me, I don't know who the biscuit tin man is yet!

Dad, the Donkey's on Fire

Ian McMillan

£9.94 £9.24

Ian McMillan - more than a friendly voice on Radio 4, a philosopher and thought provoker.

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Sophie Rickard

£14.99 £13.94

This illustrated version tells the tale in an easily accessible way. Should be compulsory reading in all schools.

100 Things I Meant to Tell You

Arthur Smith

£12.99 £12.08

Funny man, entertaining and humane book. We were lucky to be able to chat to him on our podcast.

Phil's reading list

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