Review: She-Clown and Other Stories – Hannah Vincent

I absolutely love short stories, and this fierce, feminist collection is an absolute winner! It has been a little while since I got properly stuck into a short story collection, and after I'd written reams of notes about the first story (which is about 6 pages long), I remembered why a good short story is … Continue reading Review: She-Clown and Other Stories – Hannah Vincent

February: That’s a Wrap!

This is very much a case of 'better late than never'! Although we're now well into March, here are the books that I read in February... It was a good old mix of fiction and non-fiction, new recommendations and books that have been on my list for a while. The Animals at Lockwood Manor, by … Continue reading February: That’s a Wrap!

Review: Topics of Conversation – Miranda Popkey

Topics of Conversation, by Miranda Popkey presents a series of moments in one woman's life - from her student days, to marriage, to single motherhood. These different snapshots of her life read almost as a series of short stories, following chronologically through her life.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣These experiences of life as a woman are varied - free; oppressive; … Continue reading Review: Topics of Conversation – Miranda Popkey