alternative (and ethical) ways to buy books

If you’re a book person, you probably have been in a bookstore before, seen a book that looked interesting, and then, while still in the store, bought it on your phone on The Very Large Ethically Dubious Webiste That Shall Not Be Named because it was cheaper there. Guilty as charged. Despite all the problemsContinue reading “alternative (and ethical) ways to buy books”

Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman

4/5 stars I will devour any nonfiction related to reclusive communities of any stripe – I can’t get enough. So after whizzing through the Netflix series Unorthodox back when we thought quarantine was gonna be over by like, April (ha), I decided to check out Deborah Feldman’s memoir exploring her upbringing in the rigid OrthodoxContinue reading “Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman”

Hi there! I’m Deirdre.

I’m a New Jersey native who relocated to London in 2018. A lifelong reader, I’ve always found structure and comfort in picking up a good book–and spending lots of time on trains, planes, and busses, I always find time to get a few more pages in. I wanted to start this blog as a recordContinue reading “Hi there! I’m Deirdre.”