A couple of weeks ago I was at a friend’s house (and actually a friend, not a “friend”, ta) and noticed the epic list of self-improvements she had stuck to the fridge. In fact, “list” is not a compendious enough word – this was an Excel Extravaganza. Among her to-dos were: run a half marathon, [...]
Archive for December, 2010
31st December, 2010 by Hannah B
There aren’t many books which mention masturbation in the first paragraph. But the brave opening of I Killed Scheherezade: Confessions of an Angry Arab Woman (Saqi Books) sets the scene for the whole book: Joumana Haddad writes about who she is, and what she is, in a compelling and bold manner. Haddad lived through the [...]
22nd December, 2010 by Katie
“This book is a swift kick to the groin of deep-rooted patriarchal history and provides pure enjoyment of staunch women and the ardor of revolution.”
16th December, 2010 by Jo-ann Fortune
Coco Chanel designed clothes which gave women the freedom to work, ride and live as men did, often borrowing directly from the style of her male muses.
8th December, 2010 by Anushka Tay
“I would rather turn to magazine archives to discover Isabella’s character than this biography”: Anushka reviews Blow by Blow.
5th December, 2010 by Katie
Do you like writing? Do you love female musicians? Publisher Aurora Metro is hunting for contributors to a new book that will look at past and present participations of women in popular music. Women Make Noise will span different genres of music, including: rap and hip hop, metal, post-punk, no wave, punk, hardcore, rock, pop, riot grrrl, [...]