BOOK REVIEWS

Reviews by some of our Society members. They are also published in the Sherborne Times.

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Amy Jeffs

Wild: Tales From Early Medieval Britain

Monday, 28 November 2022

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Roger Morgan-Grenville

Taking Stock: A Journey Among Cows

Saturday, 4 June 2022

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Adrian Tinniswood

‘Noble Ambitions'

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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Levison Wood

Arabia

Friday, 18 June 2021

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Ziauddin Yousafzai (co-author Louise Carpenter)

Let Her Fly – A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Friday, 18 June 2021

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Cathy Newman

Bloody Brilliant Women – The Pioneers, Revolutionaries and Geniuses your History Teacher Forgot to Mention

Friday, 18 June 2021

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Andrew Lownie

The Mountbattens: Their Lives and Loves

Monday, 17 May 2021

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Jeanine Cummins

American Dirt

Monday, 17 May 2021

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J.D. Vance

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Monday, 17 May 2021

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Max Hastings

Abyss: The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962

Monday, 17 October 2022

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Natasha Solomons

‘I, Mona Lisa'

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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John le Carre

‘Silverview'

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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Henry Hemming

Our Man in New York

Friday, 18 June 2021

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Libby Page

The Lido

Friday, 18 June 2021

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Lindsay Hilsum

IN EXTREMIS, The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin

Friday, 18 June 2021

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Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing

Monday, 17 May 2021

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Jan Morris

Thinking Again

Monday, 17 May 2021

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Colin Heber-Percy

Tales of a Country Parish

Monday, 12 September 2022

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Eric G. Wilson

‘Dream-Child: A Life of Charles Lamb'

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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Anthony Doerr

Cloud Cuckoo Land

Thursday, 6 January 2022

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Kirsty Wark

The House by The Loch

Friday, 18 June 2021

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Oliver Harris

A Shadow Intelligence

Friday, 18 June 2021

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Raynor Winn

The Salt Path

Monday, 17 May 2021

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Pam Ayers

Up in the Attic

Monday, 17 May 2021

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Peter Frankopan

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

Monday, 17 May 2021