Category Archives: Bernardine Evaristo

Books of the year…so far

It’s been a funny, strange and often disturbing year so far and it started with a bit of a book drought for me – I couldn’t seem to settle on anything until, that is, Tracey Thorn’s Another Planet came along … Continue reading

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‘Girl, Woman, Other’ – Bernardine Evaristo

‘Girl, Woman, Other’ is a novel which the many in the British literary ‘canon’ would  sell their souls to write: a profound, subtle, human state-of-the-nation cum history of living memory Britain. The fact that it is told through the interlocking … Continue reading

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This week’s book haul

I bought Kerry Hudson‘s ‘Lowborn’ last week and I’m almost finished already. It is powerful book about growing up in some of the most poverty stricken areas of the country and about how it feels to escape that poverty, leaving … Continue reading

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