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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 A Point of View
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'The BBC Radio 4 series, A Point of View, has been on the air since 2007. Over the years, it's had a variety of presenters - including the national treasure that is Clive James - talking for ten minutes about anything and everything that has captured their imagination, piqued their interest, raised their blood pressure or just downright incensed them that week.

'Of all the presenters, Clive James was a clear favourite, and now, for the first time, his original pieces - sixty in total - and all new postscripts are collected together in one volume.

'Read along with Clive as he reflects on everything from wheelie bins to plastic surgery, Elizabeth Hurley to the Olympics, 24 to Damien Hirst, Harry Potter to giving up smoking, car parks to Chinese elections, Britain's Got Talent to the expenses scandal - and plenty more besides.

'Essentially a chronicle of life in twenty-first century Britain, Clive James A Point of View is informed and informative, thoughtful and thought-provoking - but above all, entertaining. In fact, in short, it's a damn good read.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: To Peter Goldsworthy.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Picador ,
      2011 .
      image of person or book cover 4046752199194368336.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 358p.
      ISBN: 9780330535601 (pbk.)
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Picador ,
      2012 .
      image of person or book cover 7840359221690590306.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 358p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 08 November 2012
      ISBN: 9780330534390

Works about this Work

Speed and Riffle Andy Lloyd James , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 345 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of A Point of View Clive James , 2011 selected work essay
On the Pointy End James Grieve , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 January 2012; (p. 15)

— Review of A Point of View Clive James , 2011 selected work essay
Clean as You Go Paola Totaro , 2011 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Monthly , October no. 72 2011; (p. 68-70)
Older and Crankier, the Boy from Kogarah Endures Nick Bryant , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3 -4 December 2011; (p. 31)

— Review of A Point of View Clive James , 2011 selected work essay
Off the Shelf : Essays Owen Richardson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 19 November 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of A Point of View Clive James , 2011 selected work essay
Off the Shelf : Essays Owen Richardson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 19 November 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of A Point of View Clive James , 2011 selected work essay
Older and Crankier, the Boy from Kogarah Endures Nick Bryant , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3 -4 December 2011; (p. 31)

— Review of A Point of View Clive James , 2011 selected work essay
On the Pointy End James Grieve , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 January 2012; (p. 15)

— Review of A Point of View Clive James , 2011 selected work essay
Speed and Riffle Andy Lloyd James , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 345 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of A Point of View Clive James , 2011 selected work essay
Clean as You Go Paola Totaro , 2011 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Monthly , October no. 72 2011; (p. 68-70)
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