Queer “High School”: a review of Tegan and Sara Quin’s memoir
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Queer “High School”: a review of Tegan and Sara Quin’s memoir


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The first time I came across Tegan and Sara, I was working in a pizzeria trying to make my way through my undergraduate degree and work part-time, so I could put fuel … Continue reading

Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments”: did we need this sequel?
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Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments”: did we need this sequel?


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale was ground breaking when it was published. The story still resonates today, and the novel being turned into a T.V. series only further solidifies its importance … Continue reading

Male neutrality and female bodies in Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”
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Male neutrality and female bodies in Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The Handmaid’s Tale was published in 1985 before I was born, yet even today this novel holds an extremely terrifying place in contemporary politics surrounding women’s bodies and bodily autonomy. The red … Continue reading

“The Witches of New York” by Ami McKay: the importance of sisterhood
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“The Witches of New York” by Ami McKay: the importance of sisterhood


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I recently read Ami McKay’s novel The Witches of New York whilst I was on holiday on the Spanish island, La Palma. I spent a lot of time enjoying the sunshine and … Continue reading

“The Embalmer”: an exploration of our complicated relationship with death
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“The Embalmer”: an exploration of our complicated relationship with death


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The Embalmer by Anne-Renee Caille is an uneasy survey of death, our relationship with it, and the people who work with death on a regular basis. The novel is written in poetic … Continue reading

Asian Invisibility In Western Literature: a review of Ann Y. K. Choi’s “Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety”
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Asian Invisibility In Western Literature: a review of Ann Y. K. Choi’s “Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety”


Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. I am going to cut to the chase on this review. Like the title suggests, there is a problem with the way that Asian literature is represented, or to be more precise … Continue reading