Worthy of its own podcast
I was wondering where the D.R. went on the Guardian Books podcast. Ah ha! I hope the Guardian posts his hilarious versions of 'Biggles' and 'The Shack' on this podcast. This podcast is truly a treat and, in some cases, far better than reading the book itself. Abridged or digested books are nothing new, but most of them take a dull book and distill its most dull aspects. Not here. Mr. Crace chooses to focus mostly on literary hubris and media marketing blather, along with a pun or two (is there such a thing as a good pun?), and the result is very enjoyable listening.Read full review »
yes, my name is nick via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/01/09
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Even though the opinions offered have merit on occasion the way they are presented is more often than not just too smarmy to enjoy. The review of Douglas Couplands 'Generation X' criticises all characters and as a result the author for thinking they are all too clever for this world, I...Read full review »
Honhuzel via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/30/13
Was it meant to be funny? Maybe if you think laugh at speech impediments... Absolutely destroyed Chandler in the pod I heard and his delivery is very very poor. If he can't be bothered neither can I! Sometimes I hate the smug supercilious style of The Guardian. Give it a swerve. Thumb fatale!?!Read full review »
Linesy77 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/05/14
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