Lines in the Sand: Collected Journalism by Adrian Gill

By Adrian Gill

'By miles the main wonderful journalist of our age' Lynn Barber
'A golden author' Andrew Marr

A. A. Gill was once rightly hailed as one of many maximum newshounds of our time. this option of a few of his fresh items, which he made himself ahead of his premature loss of life, spans the final 5 years from all corners of the realm. It indicates him at his such a lot perceptive, extraordinary and funny.

His matters variety from the arguable - fur - to the heartfelt - a good looking crystallisation of what it ability to be eu. He tackles existence drawing, designs his personal tweed, considers boyhood throughout the prism of the Museum of youth, and spends an afternoon at Donald Trump's college. In his ultimate articles he wrote with attribute wit and braveness approximately his melanoma analysis - 'the complete English - and the bounds of the NHS. yet greater than the other topic, a habitual topic emerges within the overwhelming tale of our instances: the refugee main issue. within the previous couple of years A. A. Gill wrote with compassion and anger in regards to the refugees' tale, giving us either its human face and its appalling context. The ensuing articles are journalism at its most interesting and fiercest.

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