PositiveThe Times (UK)... a tell-all in which it is difficult to discern who the biggest diva is — the author included ... His writing style may be as pompous as his reputation and as camp as his collection of designer kaftans, but such stories about the fashion greats make for perfect lockdown gossip.
PositiveThe Times...the patriarchy is the enemy. And Frances-White’s charge sheet against it could not be more timely ... The book’s passionate tone is similar to her podcasts and if you listen to those (all 112 of them, downloaded 25m times) you’ll understand its power. Her mixture of wit, fallibility and inclusivity is immensely appealing ... Her genius for satire is what makes her voice so sonorous ... However, it’s not all lols and rabble-rousing prose, and the book sometimes strays into woo-woo politically correct territory.
PositiveThe Times (UK)A fact-filled romp ... For anyone interested in both sex and tech, Turned On is illuminating, witty and written with a wide open mind.
RaveThe TimesHer dedication in the book is simply \'For Nurses,\' but anyone curious as to how the NHS staggers on would do well to read it. The answer lies in the compassion of people like Watson ... I challenge anyone to get through all 336 pages without shedding a tear for what those who work in \'the most undervalued of all professions\' have to witness ... Towards the end of this memoir, Watson admits to feeling \'depressed, burnt-out and tired.\' Yet it is nursing that, for a time, saves her.