Ramble Book: Musings on Childhood, Friendship, Family and 80s Pop Culture (UK Edition)

November 1, 2020
Ramble Book: Musings on Childhood, Friendship, Family and 80s Pop Culture (UK Edition)

A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK‘An affectionate and revealing account … Funny, sad, real, rueful.’The Times‘Warm, rambling and self-aware’ GuardianThe long-awaited, rambling, tender, and very funny memoir fromAdam BuxtonRamble/ˈramb(ə)l/Verbwalk for pleasure in the countryside.‘Dr Buckles and Rosie the dog love rambling in thecountryside.’talk or write at length in a confused or inconsequentialway.‘Adam rambles on about lots of consequential, compelling andpersonal matters in his tender, insightful, hilarious and totallyunconfused memoir, Ramble Book.’Ramble Book is about parenthood, boarding school trauma, arguingwith your partner, bad parties, confrontations on trains,friendship, wanting to fit in, growing up in the 80s, dead dads,teenage sexual anxiety, failed artistic endeavours, being a DavidBowie fan; and how everything you read, watch and listen to as achild forms a part of the adult you become.It’s also a book about the joys of going off topic and lettingyour mind wander.And it’s about a short, hairy, frequently confused man calledAdam Buxton.