Unwell Women: A Journey through Medicine and Myth in a Man-Made World by Elinor Cleghorn – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads ‘We are taught that medicine is the art of solving our body's mysteries. And as a science, we expect medicine to uphold the principles of evidence and impartiality. We want our doctors to listen to us and care for us as people, but we also need their assessments of our pain and … Continue reading Unwell Women: A Journey through Medicine and Myth in a Man-Made World by Elinor Cleghorn – eARC Book Review

The Shelf by Helly Acton – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Everyone in Amy's life seems to be getting married (or so Instagram tells her), and she feels like she's falling behind. So, when her boyfriend surprises her with a dream holiday to a mystery destination, she thinks this is it — he's going to finally pop the Big Question. But the dream … Continue reading The Shelf by Helly Acton – eARC Book Review

Vagina: A Re-Education by Lynn Enright – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Part memoir, part practical guide to the vagina, this indispensable book sifts through myths and misinformation with the aim of empowering women with vital knowledge about their own bodies. For centuries, the vagina has been made mysterious, neglected, mutilated or mocked, and as a consequence few people know much about it. In Vagina: … Continue reading Vagina: A Re-Education by Lynn Enright – Book Review

‘We Should All Be Feminists’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed TEDx talk of the same name—by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. With humor and levity, here Adichie offers … Continue reading ‘We Should All Be Feminists’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Book Review