As many of you may know, I have a strong penchant for feminist fiction – especially, international feminist fiction. Through Kirabo, we have our eyes opened to…… Read more “Book Review: The First Woman”
Firstly, look how bloody beautiful the UK front cover is. I do think front cover designs are improving these days, my purchases based on frontispiece alone has…… Read more “Book Review: How Beautiful We Were”
While there is a necessity for books exploring differences in ability on our children’s bookshelves, their presence is sadly far and few between. Often, it is for…… Read more “Book Review: What Stars are Made of”
Were it not for my haphazard book club, Lanny would have entirely passed me by – and, oh, what a shame that would have been! Longlisted for the 2019 Man Booker prize, Lanny, is a tale that has bewitched the literary world – and more impressively me – with its ethereal composition. Successor to his 2015 debut, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, Max Porter’s Lanny chronicles the growing chasms between country life and metropolitan mentality
Sometimes when I think about the number of books that I want to read, then consider the actual time that I have to read them, I get a bit overwhelmed by the sheer weight of it. Nevertheless, lucky for you lovely lot, my bookish brain and residual issues around productivity have managed to squeeze in a few books to report this week.
If there were ever a time to take a minute (or five hundred) to truly appreciate the work that our delivery drivers do, well, a pandemic is most certainly it. In Anna Stuart’s Four Minutes to Save a Life, Charlie Sparrow, is the newest delivery driver to join the ranks of Turner’s Supermarkets.
If you were waiting patiently for a fully formed time machine, then you can look no further than right here – Kate Weston’s Diary of a Confused Feminist has got you covered.
Deftly transforming Paris into a high-stakes playground, I can guarantee that, The Pear Affair, will have children and parents alike reaching for their passports.