VGC.Hodder and Stoughton,2008.First UK edition-first printing.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small nicks and crease on the edges of the cover and spine) with Dj(watermark and scratches inside the edges of the Dj cover,a couple of small nicks,crease and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with two small ink marks and nicks on the outer edges, crease on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC except for the watermark on the Dj cover.390pp including index. This is another paragraph Product Description: From prize-winning journalist to chat show king on a show voted one of the top 10 British TV programs of all time, Michael Parkinson's starry career spans over four decades. Now an international celebrity himself, the man from a humble but colorful Yorkshire mining family who can tease out the secrets of even the most reticent star guest, at last reveals his own story, with the easy manner and insight that has kept his audiences fascinated. His distinguished career has involved working on highly acclaimed current affairs and film programs. His wide interests and expertise include jazz, film, soccer, and cricket. Witty, humorous, and blessed with exceptional intellectual clarity, Michael Parkinson's memoir is a joy to read.