With its compelling and poignant narrative structure, Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi offers stunning explorations of slavery's legacy and the powerful bonds of family.
This week's 'Words of the Week' post was inspired by a friend, rather than my reading. It's a long word, and it's history was very interesting to learn about. Find out more here:
I learned the real meaning of a word that I've come across a few times in my reading. Find out what it is in my latest Words of the Week post.
While there was some beautiful prose, and many warm, witty characters, some aspects of this short story collection didn't connect with me.
5 stars! A beautiful, intelligent, captivating novel, entertaining and thought-provoking in equal measure.
5/5 stars This is one of my favourite Christmas presents from this year. I’ve had my eye on it for a while: a book entitled ‘Women & Power’ is almost guaranteed to be interesting in light of so many debates occurring in the world today. It’s a slim volume, but Women & Power: A Manifesto… Continue reading Review: Women & Power: A Manifesto, by Mary Beard (2017)