Reading is framed as a fun activity that will make you feel better, but can reading create situations where you need to care for yourself?
The events of Lisa See's Island of the Sea Women feel somewhat familiar when compared with the protests of today. Why is this important?
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah is literary fiction, but it reads a bit like a romance. Can these two types of book be safely combined?
The Bass Rock is a look at violence against women through the ages, following its three protagonists through their suffering. Here, I search it for hope.
Why did this surprise me, though? I believe, at least partially, that it’s because it’s a work of fantasy, and I often find that fantasy is left out of the literary fiction genre.