LAST WINTER 'TWITTER'S UNOFFICIAL POET LAUREATE' BRIAN BILSTON DELIGHTED US WITH A DISCUSSION OF _DAYS LIKE THESE_ [https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/books/brian-bilston/days-like-these/9781035001651/]. NOW WE GET TO ENJOY HIS WRY HUMOUR AGAIN THIS DECEMBER FOR HIS TAKE ON THE CHRISTMAS SEASON WITH _AND SO THIS IS CHRISTMAS: 51 SEASONALLY ADJUSTED POEMS_. IF YOU LOVED STARTING THE YEAR WITH BRIAN, OR WERE DISAPPOINTED TO MISS HIM, BOOK ON FOR A SHOW-STOPPING EVENT TO END 2023!
It's that time of year again . . .
Brian Bilston returns with _And So This is Christmas_, 51 poems commenting on bizarre family traditions to the office Christmas party; from voting day for turkeys to the impossible art of gift-giving.
So hang your stockings, grab your mistletoe, and curl up with this heart-warming collection of Christmas crackers.
With over 400,000 followers on social media, Brian has become truly beloved by the online community. He has published three collections of poetry, _You Took the Last Bus Home_ [https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/books/brian-bilston/you-took-the-last-bus-home/9781783524921/]; _Alexa, what is there to know about love?_ [https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/books/brian-bilston/alexa-what-is-there-to-know-about-love/9781529059571/]; and _Days Like These_ [https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/books/brian-bilston/days-like-these/9781035001651/]. His novel _Diary of a Somebody_ [https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/books/brian-bilston/diary-of-a-somebody/9781529005561/] was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award. He has also published a collection of football poetry, _50 Ways to Score a Goal_ [https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/books/brian-bilston/50-ways-to-score-a-goal-and-other-football-poems/9781529058048/], and his acclaimed poem Refugees has been made into an illustrated book for children.
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