The Humans by Matt Haig

“Let us consider this: what if there actually is a meaning to human life?” Haig’s main character, a Vendorian (an alien), considers a statement by one of Earth’s most famous (my favourite) poets, Emily Dickinson “I dwell in possibility”. With no answers of why we’re really here, our race, us puny humans fabricate reasons for existence, and superior beings […]

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IT by Stephen King

Finishing IT is probably one of my proudest literary achievements. Its such a fantastic book packed with interesting themes explored in great depth. I listened to a total of 45 hrs of an audiobook over the course of a year, on-and-off, gradually picking up speed over the past few months. Over 1000 pages of words […]

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Dear Ijeawele: A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by C. N. Adichie

Two books in a row that I’ve thoroughly enjoyed. Again, one of the best I’ve read this year. The introduction to Dear Ijeawele: A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by C. N. Adichie says:  ‘a friend of mine from childhood […] asked me to tell her how to raise her baby girl a feminist […] In […]

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April & May Wrap-up

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Vertigo by Boileau-Narcejac The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton Bartholomew Fair by Ben Jonson The Illiad by Homer Mythos by Stephen Fry A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes #1) by Arthur Conan Doyle The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes #2) by Arthur Conan Doyle Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children […]

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