Hello all. As I’m sure most of you lovely bloggers and readers are aware, Lionel Shriver recently bashed Penguin Random House for their intentions to continue to pursue BAME talents. She basically said that by pursuing BAME authors PRH were compromising on quality… As if people of colour can’t write books as excellent as white… Read More In Light of Lionel Shriver… Some recent favourites from BAME authors!
So many podcasts that I love are inspired by some of my favourite writers and books over the past couple years. When I first started listening to podcasts it was merely for academic purposes – lots of discussions on academic texts or literature that I was studying, and the like. But recently, I’ve been delving… Read More Podcast recommendations for literature lovers
For a long time I have debated whether or not to post essays or discussions on my blog, which was initially intended for book reviews. Today I thought fuck it. So let’s talk about systematic racism and hotel shampoo. “Yeah but you’re white” is becoming an increasingly popular response when light-skinned or white individuals try… Read More “Hotel Shampoo is Racist”
Where do I even start with this book? First of all, I cried like a baby on the tube while reading this and have absolutely no shame in admitting it. This is one of those books where you know exactly what you’re getting but it still gets you. Justyce McAllister is top of his class… Read More Dear Martin by Nic Stone