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So They Call You Pisher! by Michael Rosen

So They Call You Pisher!

So They Call You Pisher! by Michael Rosen
Oct 17, 2017 | 320 Pages
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“In his writing, he puts on no airs; his literary background (English degree from Wadham, Oxford) has not held him up—or back. Sometimes his writing is so simple, you wonder at it: how did he resist the temptation to dress it up? He knows—in his work at least—when to stop.”
—Kate Kellaway, Observer

“The lovely thing about Rosen’s writing is that it is rooted in the reality of his own post-war childhood—you can smell the matzo bray his father makes as a treat when his mother is out, hear the wheels squeak on his go-kart, sense the thrill of him and his 10-year-old friend Mart on holiday climbing the Sugar Loaf mountain and crossing from Wales into England with their trousers down.”
—Simon Hattenstone, Guardian

“Throughout his career, Rosen has inspired children and adults to fall in love with reading.”

“Rosen’s trademark style and humour are everywhere in his pared-down prose, evoking the north London suburbs with his communist parents, Harold and Connie, who first met as impoverished teenagers in the Jewish East End of the 1930s. From memories of his Shakespeare-quoting father, to forging his own path towards becoming a professional writer, this memoir is also a powerful love letter to literature.”
—Anita Sethi, Observer

“He’s too good a story-teller for this book not to be worth your while.”

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