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Zadie Smith: NW

NW leads the reader into the personal history of NW London through the lives of a colourful cast of characters. Their lives cross as neighbours, friends, lovers and enemies. Author: Zadie Smith Title: NW Press: Penguin Date of Publication: Date of Purchase: March 2019 RRP: £8.99 Price of Purchase: Thank you library card Reading Time:  …

My Top Reads of 2018

Well, it’s been a whirlwind year for me and until I settled down in September I really didn’t manage to put aside much time for reading. This, as well as my ridiculously short memory, means that this list might feel a little autumn heavy. [Also go follow my instagram for fewer words and prettier pictures …

‘What Makes a Man?’ – Andrew McMillan and Joseph Cassara @ The London Lit Fest

Just back from a lovely afternoon at the Southbank Centre. Cannot wait to get my hands on a copy of Cassara’s debut novel The House of Impossible Beauties. Both he and Andrew McMillan spoke eloquently on their own struggles coming to terms with their male-ness and the contradictions of masculinity in the twenty first century. …