The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison

Another book I bought during my April trip to NY, and also in the Strand bookstore. It would probably sit on a shelf longer wasn't it for the sad news about Toni Morrison's death. In its simplest description, it is a story of Pecola Breedlove, a black girl, from a poor family, convinced she is …

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The Mother of All Questions: Further Feminisms – Rebecca Solnit

I bought this book while I was in New York in April. I wanted to see the Strand bookshop, to see their 18 miles of books. Of course, it was virtually impossible to see all parts of it in one go, especially when your hands are full of books after the first 15 minutes. I …

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