The Boy with the Topknot: A Memoir of Love, Secrets and Lies in
Wolverhampton is a hilarious and heart-rending reinvention of the
modern British memoir. "It's 1979, I'm three years old, and like
all breakfast times during my youth it begins with Mum combing my
hair, a ritual for which I have to sit down on the second-hand,
floral-patterned settee, and lean forward, like I'm presenting
myself for execution." For Sathnam Sanghera, growing up in... more...