One of the hallmarks of a great music book is that it tells you umpteen things you didn’t know
Sport: Angels With Dirty Faces, By Jonathan Wilson, Orion Books, €13.50
NON -FICTION; The Isis Hostage, By Puk Damsgârd, Atlantic Books, €20
What goes up must come down. But when?
Without the magnificent visuals, you’d be left with pretty thin gruel
David Hepworth’s musical tastes tend strongly towards the singer-songwriterish
Fiction: The Blade Artist; By Irvine Welsh; Jonathan Cape, €17.25
Music; Boys In The Trees: A Memoir; By Carly Simon; Constable, €27
Reynolds remains self-deprecating to the very last page.