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Mother Ship by Francesca Segal- an important tale about motherhood and the NHS

Mother Ship is a heart-wrenching non-fiction tale about Francesca Segal’s experience when her newborn premature twins were placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). She guards her twins in […]

Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton

“Nearly everything I know about love, I’ve learnt from my long-term friendships with women.” Dolly Alderton is a journalist and writer who published her debut novel, Everything I Know About […]

Forbidden romance, vampires, and feminism- the history behind gothic fiction

Said to be one of the pioneers of gothic fiction, Ann Radcliffe published The Mysteries of Udolpho in 1794 and earned £500 from this publication. With The Mysteries of Udolpho, […]

Book review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

“The conversations that follow are gratifying for Connell, often taking unexpected turns and prompting him to express ideas he had never consciously formulated before. They talk about the novels he’s […]

Thrillers- What is it that makes this genre so addictive?

The thriller genre is incredibly vast and involves many sub-genres; mystery-thriller, crime-thriller, horror-thriller, etc. Despite the various sub-genres, the foundation of thrillers remains the same. Suspense is a key aspect […]