Monthly Archives: September 2018

September 2018 mid-month round-up

I’ve hit the 100 book mark for 2018! My 100th book was, perhaps fittingly, Mary Beard’s manifesto,¬†Women and Power, in which she draws links to the Western world’s Greco-Roman heritage to argue how the silencing of women in the public … Continue reading

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Handful of Quotes: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nobel Lecture

I’m not a huge fan of Ishiguro’s fiction in execution, but I do love their core premises (sort of the reaction I have to Neil Gaiman’s fiction), so I picked up a copy of his Nobel lecture when I was … Continue reading

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(Superlate) August Round-Up

In August I missed my mid-month round-up! read 13 books There were some really good books in August, maybe some of my favourites of the year, so far. Some notable reads Naomi Novik Spinning Silver I’ve been eagerly waiting for … Continue reading

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