Tag: essays

26. ‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race’ by Reni Eddo-Lodge

This book has been incredibly popular since it was published last year. To give you an idea of how popular – I ordered it to my local library in November 2017, and it only became available last month! …

2. ‘In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination’ by Margaret Atwood

After analysing my reading in 2017 and finding myself lacking in certain areas (e.g. female authors, non-fiction), I’ve got 2018 off to a flying start! The first book I read was Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, which is a recent …

12. ‘Gold’ by Isaac Asimov

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Isaac Asimov, but having read Gold – the final collection of his short stories and essays – I think I now know (and love) this legend of science fiction even more. …

8. ‘A Room of One’s Own’ by Virginia Woolf

About halfway through this book I had to put it down and look at the ceiling and think two things. One, how have I never read this before? And two, This may be one of the best things I’ve ever …

40. ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ by Jon Richardson

You probably know Jon Richardson from his stand-up comedy and appearances on TV panel shows, like 8 Out of 10 Cats. He’s known for his persistent sarcasm and somewhat bleak outlook in life, which is condensed into 300 pages of …