Say Her Name by Francisco Goldman – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In 2005, celebrated novelist Francisco Goldman married a beautiful young writer named Aura Estrada in a romantic Mexican hacienda. The month before their second anniversary, during a long-awaited holiday, Aura broke her neck while body surfing. Francisco, blamed for Aura’s death by her family and blaming himself, wanted to die, too. Instead, … Continue reading Say Her Name by Francisco Goldman – Book Review

Love in the Blitz by Eileen Alexander – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads On July 17th 1939, Eileen Alexander, a bright young woman recently graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, begins a brilliant correspondence with fellow Cambridge student Gershon Ellenbogen that lasts five years and spans many hundreds of letters.But as Eileen and Gershon’s relationship flourishes from friendship and admiration into passion and love, the tensions … Continue reading Love in the Blitz by Eileen Alexander – 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

The Double Helix by James D Watson – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionised biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only 24, a young scientist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other … Continue reading The Double Helix by James D Watson – Book Review

‘Gender Mosaic: Beyond the Myth of the Male and Female brain’ by Daphna Joel with Luba Vikhanski – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads With profound implications for our most foundational assumptions about gender, Gender Mosaic explains why there is no such thing as a male or female brain. For generations, we've been taught that women and men differ in profound and important ways. Women are more sensitive and emotional, whereas men are more aggressive and … Continue reading ‘Gender Mosaic: Beyond the Myth of the Male and Female brain’ by Daphna Joel with Luba Vikhanski – eARC Book Review

The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only twenty-nine years … Continue reading The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton – Book Review