Month: May 2013


A Hijacking

As a big fan of TV series ‘Borgen’ and ‘The Killing’, I was excited to find out that the Danes are now attracting audiences in UK cinemas as well as keeping us bound to our sofas… I saw this film a couple of weeks ago now. It is well-reviewed online, such as this review in […]

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Golden Boy by Abigail Tarttelin

I came across this book in Vogue, downloaded it on my Kindle and subsequently forgot about it. However, I started reading it this week-end and I just couldn’t stop. It’s rare that a novel is both a page-turner and beautifully written. Yet, Golden Boy, written by 25-year old Abigail Tarttelin, captures your interest from the […]

The XX Factor by Alison Wolf

It has been a long time since I’ve been as engrossed in a non-fiction book, particularly a feminist one. Yes, there have been several feminist books on the market lately, but this is the first one I’ve found really engaging. The last one I read, Hadley Freeman’s ‘Be Awesome’, also published in April this year, […]