Saturday September 26, 2020

The occupational hazards of a busy gossip columnist

I’m Not One to Gossip, But . . ., By John McEntee

14th August, 2016
Frank McCourt

Memoir; I’m Not One to Gossip, But . . ., By John McEntee, Biteback Publishing, €25.50

Like any gossip columnist worthy of the name, John McEntee has suffered for his art. This rollicking memoir opens with his account of enjoying a sing-song with Caroline Aherne around the piano in London’s prestigious Groucho Club. When the Royle Family star spotted a proof page of her new friend’s column poking out of his pocket, however, she...

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