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The Box Lady and Other Pesticles (Warming Up)

3.96  ·  Rating details ·  53 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Kindle Edition, 443 pages
Published December 4th 2012 (first published January 1st 2012)
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Sarah Tipper
Sep 05, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I bought this book because I was so impressed by Richard Herring having written a blog entry every day since 25th November 2002. I enjoy diary style books so thought I might enjoy this and I did. It has little scenes from his everyday life and much that we can empathise with (and some things we can’t, having not written a stage show about the penis). Herring has commented with hindsight on some of the blog entries, so that his older self is evaluating his younger self. This added dimension makes ...more
Andrew
Apr 13, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013, biography, comedy
The first volume of the printed version of Warming Up, "Bye Bye Balham" seemed to have a narrative. I was concerned that this book may not have.
I need not have worried. The original entries are usually very funny, and the addition of comments by the author that help contextualise what was going on in his life at this time really help. Richard is naturally funny, and although this book shows a time in his life where he was directionless and lonely, it is still a very entertaining read.
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MacDara Conroy
Dec 31, 2014 rated it liked it
Another fun compendium of Richard Herring's daily blog posts, plus bonus commentary with eight years of hindsight. I hope he gets around to putting out more of these at some point.
Mark
Dec 30, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Aaaah. No, not aah.
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