REVIEW: Feminism for the 99% – Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, Nancy Fraser

Authors: Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya (website), Nancy Fraser UK Publisher: Verso Books Genre: Non-fiction, political discourse, manifestos This is a manifesto for the 99 percent Unaffordable housing, poverty wages, inadequate healthcare, border policing, climate change—these are not what you ordinarily hear feminists talking about. But aren’t they the biggest issues for the vast majority of … Continue reading REVIEW: Feminism for the 99% – Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, Nancy Fraser

REVIEW: My Shitty Twenties – Emily Morris

Author: Emily Morris (website) UK Publisher: Salt Publishing Genre: Non-fiction, memoir Buy Now: ebook | paperback When Emily Morris was a 22-year-old student, she found out she was pregnant. The father of her baby told her to ‘enjoy your impending shitty, snotty, vomitty twenties’ and then disappeared. Despite not feeling maternal, Emily decided to go ahead with … Continue reading REVIEW: My Shitty Twenties – Emily Morris

REVIEW: The Gifts of Reading – Robert MacFarlane

Author: Robert MacFarlane (twitter) UK Publisher: Penguin Genre: non-fiction, essays Buy now: ebook | paperback This is an unusual piece to review, for a number of reasons. Published by PRH, exclusively for sale in independent bookshops, it is a personal essay discussing the value of books as gifts. Robert MacFarlane is a very warm writer, and the … Continue reading REVIEW: The Gifts of Reading – Robert MacFarlane

REVIEW: Something New – Lucy Knisley

Author: Lucy Knisley (twitter / instagram / website) UK Publisher: First Second Genre: Non-fiction, autobiography, comics Buy Now: paperback | ebook When I got engaged in 2012, I... didn't take it gracefully. I panicked, and couldn't explain quite why. I tried googling it, and the internet was less than helpful. Apparently engagement anxiety either meant that I was … Continue reading REVIEW: Something New – Lucy Knisley