Jenny reviews Atlanta Riot Grrls The Coathangers new album, Larceny and Old Lace.
28th May, 2011 by Serena
Over the last 31 years, renowned lit mag Granta has published 115 issues on topics from “The Rolling Stones” to “War Zones” , as well as the “best of” collections it’s famous for. This is the first time it has turned its beady eye to feminism, declaring “it’s more than unmade beds and laundry; it’s more than [...]
15th January, 2011 by Katie
The Almeida Theatre’s new comedy, “Becky Sharp” by Pulitzer Prize finalist Gina Gionfriddo was a storming success in the US and it’s brought bucketfuls of NYC sass across the pond. It’s the story of neurotic, high-maintenance Susie, grieving her “useless” alcoholic father whom she idolised. Max was the boy brought up by her family after [...]
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 [...]
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.