War Doctor, Surgery on the Front Line was the first book I read during my holiday to Croatia last June. A mad last-minute purchase in the airport book store, it has made it onto my list of top memoirs for 2019.
It’s a sad moment in British history, but Brexit is finally upon us. I hope we can learn from Ivan Rogers 9 Lessons in Brexit.
It’s fair to say that a significant sub-genre of non-fiction is memoirs. They’re an integral pillar of personal story telling, and helping others to view the world through your eyes. Following the almost mass-hysteria* around Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt, it is no surprise that memoirs featured significantly in my reading throughout 2019.
A different take to legal-memoirs, Clegg QC focuses solely on the instructive cases of his career.
Open, honest & human. A memoir focusing on a high-flying lawyer’s battle with mental health, and subsequent recovery.