On the second reading, a decade after the first, I finally got this book.
A book that is a rehash of a TV show could be disappointing, unless it is a really good TV show.
The Portable Curmudgeon is a book of vignettes held together by the slightest of threads
Umberto Eco’s ‘How to travel with a Salmon’ and other essays show a different side of him – well, to most of us.
I was initially concerned that, not knowing anything about Star Trek, much of the point of this book would be lost. That wasn’t the case.