Giles Paleyphillips's Top Book Recommendations

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More Fool Me

A Memoir

More Fool Me is a brilliant, eloquent account by a man driven to create and to entertain—revealing a dark side he has long kept hidden. By his early thirties, Stephen Fry— television darling and critically acclaimed and bestselling author with a coterie of equally talented friends—had, as they say, “made it.”

Writing and recording by day, and haunting a never-ending series of celebrity parties by night, he was a high functioning addict in both work and play. He was so distracted by the high life that he could hardly see the inevitable, headlong tumble that must...
Recommended by Giles Paleyphillips, and 1 others.

Giles PaleyphillipsSimply brilliant. Thank you @stephenfry for writing such a magnificent book (Source)

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Albie is putting the finishing touches to his sandcastle when a mysterious wind blows him all the way to Ancient Egypt!

There he finds Tuti and Anka, the Pharaoh's children, and together they go on an exciting adventure to hunt for some lost treasure. But will they make it out of the dark catacombs in time for lunch?

Ancient history has never been so much fun!

Join Albie on a brand new adventure in this brilliant book by the bestselling author and illustrator pairing Caryl Hart and Ed...
Recommended by Giles Paleyphillips, and 1 others.

Giles Paleyphillipsplease do go and check out @carylhart1 new book, she's one of the best Children's writers around #60MinutesofAmazing (Source)

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At a time when women around the world are raising their voices in the fight for equality, there is still one taboo where there remains a deafening silence: periods. Period. is an agenda-setting manifesto to remove the stigma and myths continuing to surround the female body. Bold and unapologetic, Emma Barnett is on a crusade to ignite conversation among women--and men--everywhere. less

Giles PaleyphillipsEmma Barnett is incredible and deserves all the recognition she is getting. So, make sure you order a copy of her new book PERIOD I know it's going to be brilliant @Emmabarnett (Source)

Greg JamesI read this a few weeks ago and it’s brilliant. Women will naturally be drawn to this but it REALLY needs to be read by men. A book like this feels ridiculously overdue. I gasped a lot, I laughed a lot and I learnt a lot too. It’s great (Source)

Jess BrammarLoved celebrating @Emmabarnett’s brilliant new book tonight - on periods, and how we shouldn’t be ashamed of them. Hurrah. Others still celebrating, but I had to slope off early due to news-related exhaustion. I blame the patriarchy. (Source)

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Recommended by Giles Paleyphillips, and 1 others.

Giles PaleyphillipsDo make sure you pre-order this beautiful book by the amazing @UrsulaGlitch from @AquilaMag it's a must for any children's book shelf (Source)

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In 1994 fledgling journalist Louis Theroux was given a one-off gig on Michael Moore's TV Nation, presenting a segment on apocalyptic religious sects. Gawky, socially awkward and totally unqualified, his first reaction to this exciting opportunity was panic. But he'd always been drawn to off-beat characters, so maybe his enthusiasm would carry the day. Or, you know, maybe it wouldn't...

In Gotta Get Theroux This, Louis takes the reader on a joyous journey through his life and unexpectedly successful career. Nervously accepting the BBC's offer of his own series, he went on to create...
Recommended by Giles Paleyphillips, Seann Walsh, and 2 others.

Giles Paleyphillips@elizabday @mrjamesob the wonderful @louistheroux has a new book out this year, make sure you pre-order your copies, it's going to be amazing #60MinutesofAmazing (Source)

Seann Walsh@louistheroux Enjoyed the book. Made me laugh out loud. Hope you enjoy whatever fraction you get of what I paid for it. Thanks. (Source)

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Recommended by Diane Morgan, Giles Paleyphillips, and 2 others.

Diane MorganThis is a great book. Funny & moving aswell as being a guidebook for the grieving. Highly recommended. (Source)

Giles PaleyphillipsThis is such a beautiful, touching, remarkable book, thank you @Divine_Miss_Em for writing it (Source)

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