“I’d pretty much pissed away most of my Whuffie… until I’d expended all the respect anyone had ever afforded me”   You might assume that that is a quote from our new read, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, but it’s actually from a clickbait article styled ‘These celebrities …

  Join Fred and Dave as they journey to the exotic South Seas to live with the Typees. Yes, it’s the novel that announced Herman Melville to the world – but is it one that makes the shelf?

A radical departure from our usual fictional fare this fortnight, as we instead read one of the most influential non-fiction works of modern times.¬†‘An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations’ was written at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution that changed both Britain and the …