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