Happy International Women’s Day! As part of a (one-year-old) tradition, I’m listing my favourite feminist books since last International Women’s Day. Since March 8 last year I’ve read about 90 books, and around 55 of those were by women. Below are eight of my faves … Continue reading Favourite feminist books, because it’s International Women’s Day
Avid watchers of the bookish pages will have noticed Nick Earls, who was a bloody big deal in my youth, has just released the first of a series of five novellas and has been all over the paper and virtual broadsheets talking about this thrilling … Continue reading Are novellas the next small thing?
A quick post for International Women’s Day. Since March 8 last year I’ve read, oh, I dunno, about 100 books. Lots (most even) of those were by women. But these are my most favourite, most feminist reads of the last year. Links are to … Continue reading Best feminist books I’ve read since last International Women’s Day
Yesterday I went to the office from 8-5 and wrote about electricity bills and women in energy and wind power policy and then I went to Embiggen Books and interviewed Jasper Fforde. Here’s me and Jasper talking about whether you can keep ten thousand ideas in your … Continue reading My other job
I’ve been meaning to stop reviewing on Goodreads and start reviewing over here instead (if you can call it reviewing: I never write more than a few paragraphs), so here’s my first attempt. N by John A Scott is an Australian novel, released last year … Continue reading Politics in literature: N by John A Scott
Well, I’m glad you asked. As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, this year I’m trying to knock over some of my to-read pile by not buying or borrowing any more books until I’ve read 20 books I already own. I’ve failed: Harry Saddler was kind enough to … Continue reading So how’s that #TBR20 thing going, anyway?
A little while ago I signed up for #TBR20, vowing to read 20 books I already owned before buying or reading more. I’ve already failed: I accidentally got Harry Sadler to send me a copy of his novel Small moments, and I can just tell … Continue reading Cold Light, Canberra and my first #TBR20