October 2006 Books
Reviews of books about comedy, including biographies of comedians old and new, and (occasionally) books by comedians. To have a book considered for review, send a copy to Chortle, 112 Norman Road, London, E11 4RL.
Mon 30 October 2006
Book review: The Rough Guide To British Cult Comedy
by Julian Hall
30/10/2006 … The best way to describe The Rough Guide to Cult British Comedy is that it’s kind of like Chortle - but in book form.
Sun 22 October 2006
Book review: Ricky Gervais, The Story So Far
by Michael Heatley
22/10/2006 … For all his vocal dislike of the cult of celebrity, Ricky Gervais has never been shy about giving interviews.
Fri 13 October 2006
Book review: The Sound Of Laugher
by Peter Kay
13/10/2006 … Kay’s already made his name – and considerable fortune – from the very ordinariness of his life, so it comes as no surprise that his autobiography offers more of the same.