Category Archives: Kerry Hudson

Skint Estate – Cash Carraway

‘I am one of the 2 million demonised single women in the UK banished from the sisterhood of posing against Insta-perfect urban walls in gentrified areas because we can’t afford to cook Deliciously Ella on Agas. Women like me – … Continue reading

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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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‘Lowborn’ – Kerry Hudson

Why the hell hasn’t this book created a national outcry? I have written a number of times about Edouard Louis, a young French writer whose first novel, ‘The End of Eddy’ caused an outcry in France because of its raw … 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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