Tag: autobiography

33. ‘Names for the Sea’ by Sarah Moss

In 2009, the year of the global financial crisis, Sarah Moss moved to Iceland with her husband and two children. She had got a job at the university there, so for a year they decided to try out …

31. ‘Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit’ by Jeanette Winterson

It’s a little difficult for me to review this book, partly because I read it in a single day nearly two months ago, and partly because Jeanette Winterson’s work is always so complex and philosophical that it’s tricky …

25. ‘I Am, I Am, I Am’ by Maggie O’Farrell

I read Maggie O’Farrell’s I Am, I Am, I Am in one day – in fact, almost in one sitting. It’s an astonishing book. Buckle in, ‘cos I’m gonna rave. The full title of this book is I Am, I Am, …

15. ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates

My friend brought Between the World and Me over to my house the other day and I squealed when I saw it because I’ve been wanting to read it since it came out in 2015. Once he was finished …

39. ‘How Not To Be A Boy’ by Robert Webb

A few weeks ago, I went to see Robert Webb talk about his new book, How Not To Be A Boy. Of course, he was very funny to listen to (it’s delightful to hear that typically Webb-ian delivery …