AOT # 22: Lynne Truss Podcasts Talk to the Hand

May 8, 2006 by  
Filed under Book Store Events

Lynne Truss, author of the best-selling book on grammar, Eats, Shoots & Leaves, tackles a new subject – manners, or the lack thereof – in her new book Talk to the Hand .

British writer Lynne Truss reviews books for the Sunday Times of London, is a familiar voice on BBC Radio and won the British Book Award for her 2004 book, Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Truss reads from and discusses her new book, Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or, Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door. Truss issues a “call to arms” as a witty defender of the civilized world.

($19.95) Gotham Books ISBN # 0-14-305803-7. Please visit Lynne Truss’s Web site as well.

author podcasts, podcasts, Podcasting, book podcasts, , , ,


2 Responses to “AOT # 22: Lynne Truss Podcasts Talk to the Hand”
  1. I take issue with Miss Truss’s omission of the period or full stop following St., abbreviation for Saint. It runs throughout her book.


Check out what others are saying about this post...
  1. […] Lynne Truss is, if nothing else, highly entertaining. To prove it, I give you this offering: a charming author podcast, featuring Truss, who talks about and reads from Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today. The reading, which is a part of the Authors On Tour Live! series produced and distributed by the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Colorado, had me chuckling with the painful recall of socially inconsiderate encounters. […]

Speak Your Mind

Tell us what you're thinking...