What to Read: To Be Engaged in Current Feminist Discourse

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay Sex Object by Jessica Valenti We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Men Explain Things To Me by Rebecca Solnit You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson Oldies but Goodies: A Queer and Pleasant Danger: The true story of a nice…

Buy Alert: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Stop everything you’re doing and read Dark Matter by Blake Crouch. I can’t really say a whole lot without giving it away. A man goes out one night. He’s abducted. Everything changes. Crouch gives us that hard to find feeling. The little jolt of electricity when a book surprises you. Again, and again, and again. This book…

What I Read in April 2016

Shopaholic to the Rescue by Sophie Kinsella Where and why: I’ve been reading the Sophie Kinsella books since the first Shopaholic came out – before the movie, before it was popular, and y es, before I was a real proper grown-up. It was instantly a family favorite, something fun that my mother and I would both read separately….

What I Read in March 2016

This has been a book-sparse month. Even the most habitual reader experiences the occasional slump. And oh, boy. Am I in a slump. No more midday reading sessions, no more pre-bed reading rituals. I’m busy, and I’m tired. Two books for you this month, now with newly functional buy now links. Buying now totally optional and probably…

What to read if you want to feel well read

So you’re sitting around the table at the bar with your friends and everyone is wearing ties and wingtip oxfords and as you adjust the elastic in your slip on vans you start to wonder if perhaps you’re the outcast. You’re filling everyone in on the latest episode of The Big Bang Theory and everyone has started…

What To Read If You Liked Gone Girl

One of my absolute favorite things about reading more books is generating a sort of mental catalogue of what books and authors go together. A friend of mine really enjoyed the thrills of Gone Girl and asked me to recommend book similar to that. After reading one of the books I recommended, she asked for…