Friday February 21, 2020

Louche lifestyle advice from Gill

SELF-HELP: Uncle Dysfunctional: Uncompromising Answers to Life’s Most Painful Problems, By AA Gill, Canongate, €13

6th August, 2017

It’s no exaggeration to say that the world of journalism lost one of its towering giants when AA Gill died of cancer in December 2016. By turns erudite, brutally honest, controversial and witty, Gill wrote with a style and with a confidence that few could parallel. As Lynn Barber said of him: Gill is a wit and a charmer. Even when he’s wrong, he’s superbly full of himself.”


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