I know, I know: don’t judge a book by its cover. But when they’re as hauntingly beautiful as this one, it’d be remiss of me not to acknowledge it. It Continue Reading →
I remember wanting a copy of this book when it came out in 2015 and, being impoverished, I made a hopeful instruction to my future self. To Buy, it said. Continue Reading →
My latest review for Booksellers New Zealand – James Brown’s Floods Another Chamber. It was a book I enjoyed technically if not emotionally.
Mary Beard’s Manifesto compares classic Roman literature and culture with contemporary sexism, highlighting all the ways in which we still need to make progress.
I got given Clementine Ford’s Fight Like a Girl for my birthday, which was excellent because I’ve been wanting to read it for ages and it fits in the Rebel Continue Reading →
Feminism is meant to be all about body positivity, right? We love and accept other people’s bodies and we love and accept our own. Except it’s not that easy.
It’s hard to overstate how much of an impact this book has had on me. I’ve been talking about it for days, as anyone around me can attest.
It’s almost January (how??), which means the Rebel Girl Reads challenge I’m co-running is here. I’m super excited to do this and I hope some of you are keen too!
The reading challenge I’m running with my flatmate next year is off to a good start! By which I mean, I’m a massive nerd and I’ve started the first book, Continue Reading →
To be a writer is to be alone. All of us know this. We know that to work, we must be solitary. Yet, we must also cultivate a life to write Continue Reading →