Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Bad Feminist, a collection of essays by Roxane Gay, was the chosen book for the May Brighton GozenGirls book club. It certainly divided the group, with some readers finding it a real struggle to finish. Others found it an easier read but thought it didn’t really say...
Bernadette Jiwa: Hunch

Bernadette Jiwa: Hunch

In a world where the smallest insight can spark a breakthrough idea, intuition is more valuable than ever. What do the Dyson vacuum cleaner, Facebook and Lululemon yoga pants have in common? Every one of them was the result not of data-driven analytics or corporate...
Sue Lloyd-Roberts: The War on Women

Sue Lloyd-Roberts: The War on Women

Whilst talking to my mum on the phone one day, she told me about a book she was reading. “It’s called The War on Women. To be honest I think every woman should read this. I’ll send it to you but once you’re done, make sure you pass it on.” I agreed and true to my...
The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad

The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad

In November 2001, after the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan, freelance journalist Åsne Seierstad arrived in Kabul with the Northern Alliance (a military front that fought against the Taliban). Whilst in the city, she stumbled upon a bookshop owned by Shah Muhammad...