Head Shot is a beautiful memoir from Victoria Nixon about her life growing up in Yorkshire, and the glamour and grief that follows her life and modelling career. Through a blend of both emotive and funny memories and reflections, as well as many fabulous photographs from the era, Nixon lets us into her world and … Continue reading Review: Head Shot – Victoria Nixon
Common People, edited by Kit de Waal, brings together a collection of fantastic essays, poems and memoir from a variety of writers on what 'working-class' means to them. What emerges is a powerful force of varied voices, timbres and textures, that is both an enjoyable read and a challenge to the status quo. I don't … Continue reading Review: #CommonPeople – An Anthology of Working-Class Writers, ed. Kit de Waal @unbounders
This is the first month that I've done a wrap-up post, and what a month to choose to start! I really feel like I have been utterly spoilt for good books in June. I honestly think that at least three of these will make it onto my 2019 favourite reads. We'll just have to see … Continue reading June: That’s a Wrap!