The “three rooms” of the title don’t seem to develop her in any way, just provide a space for the bog standard nation-as-metaphor text dominating fiction at the moment.
If, after all the events of 2020, you still aren’t reading and learning about anti-racism, you’re doing something wrong.
To Talk About Kevin has lived in the UK for the better part of the 21st century, and Should We Stay or Should We Go shows she’s finally arrived at a British milestone: grumpiness.
Modern slavery is discussed almost constantly in the UK; I had certainly heard the term before I moved here, but it seemed to guide more of political life than I realised.
4/5 stars We’ve been thinking a lot lately about the effects of confinement lately, and again I find myself returning to the British boarding school book trope–there’s something weirdly cozy about it. But The Divines looks not just at the concept of the institution, but the lingering trauma it can impose. Josephine is a studentContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Divines by Ellie Eaton”
Fake Accounts attempts to capture that era of panic and fear after Trump’s election, but unfortunately, it’s a narrative that starts to lose itself in what sort of story it wants to tell.
Everyone seems to have an Eleanor Walsh in their life.
You know when you really, really want to love a book, but it just can’t happen?
If you could take a pill to guarantee instant happiness, would you take it?
Choice governs our lives, whether we like it or not–and no choice invites more controversy or debate than a woman’s choice to have children. But what if that choice was made for you?