The Thing about Life
Having finished reading Phillip Adams’s "Bedtime Stories", I have chosen another book to read “in tandem” with the Oliver Sacks one. It must be very obvious by now that I enjoy true life stories, whether they be biographies, autobiographies or simply books told of true happenings. From time
to time I branch out into fiction and really enjoy it, but, for now, I am on a biographical bias.
The latest book I have chosen to read is “The Thing About Life is that One Day You’ll be Dead”, by David Shields. I think I found this book in an op shop. It looked interesting.
Here’s a sample from the first page: “This book is an autobiography of my body, a biography of my father’s body, an anatomy of our bodies together – especially my dad’s, his body, his relentless
Wish me luck!
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