Genre: Memoir / Non-Fiction / Autobiography
Style: Despite being a work of non-fiction, this book has the feel of a novel due to the level of description and characterization of people mentioned.
Author: Bob Dylan
The zeitgeist of America in the 1960s (especially New York where…
Patti Smith is an American artist in every sense of the word. She is renowned mainly for her songwriting and performances, but she is also an author, poet and painter. Her artistic journey began in New York city in the late 1960s.
Patti Smith left college and moved to…
My favourite tool to write it down before publishing or sending it off is Google Docs.
Rating — 3.5/5
Women don’t owe you pretty is an amazing introduction to intersectional feminism, the male gaze, and personal empowerment.
Florence Given’s art throughout this book adds a fantastic and engaging personal touch.
If you are new to feminist theory, I think this is a great place to start as it is a brief and clear introduction, but if you are familiar with the genre and theories — it may be worth skipping and just checking out Florence's social media to enjoy her art and ideas.
Kill the Bill. Under this bill, a person could get a longer sentence for damaging a statue than raping someone.
The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is the beginning of the Conservative-led government becoming even more authoritarian. The Bill has already passed with 359 votes on March 16. The…
The capitalist culture in the classroom, lecture halls and online seminars has ruined what education is supposed to be.
Every student at university is forced during college or sixth form to choose a degree based on how likely it is to get them a job. Whereas each student should be…
Rampant technology, democracy increasingly in the red zone, and a growing gap between people and power are making the world have a more dystopian mood every day.
I have always loved dystopian novels; there is nothing better than the feeling of your mind being engulfed into a far off future…
The change to the political landscape in Britain has been unprecedented, and democracy is in danger.
The internet and democracy have become wrongly intertwined in the UK. This is a fact that has been circulating since the tragedy of the Leave.EU and the utilisation of Cambridge Analytica to manipulate a…
“We must all cooperate and see to it that every-one does his fair share of the work and gets his fair share of the provisions seems so blatantly obvious that one would say that no one could possibly fail to accept it unless he had some corrupt motive for clinging…
Perhaps one of the most profound and iconic writers of the early 20th century: Oscar Wilde, is a widely celebrated writer and has a place in most book lover’s hearts.
It wasn’t always this way.
Wilde’s life can be seen as somewhat of a Greek Tragedy. From Oxford to prison…